Story: Parades and protest marches

Gallipoli veterans

Gallipoli veterans

Medal-wearing Gallipoli veterans march along Wellington’s Lambton Quay in 1958. In the early 2000s some war veterans were still alive, but a new tradition had emerged where families of veterans were invited to march in their place – wearing their medals on the right (rather than left) side of their chests.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Days of Commemoration-Anzac Day-02

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Ben Schrader, 'Parades and protest marches - Parades, 1890 to 1950', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/21084/gallipoli-veterans (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010