Local News

Moruya to hold first ever Anzac Day dusk service


The Moruya Remembers Committee will be holding their very first dusk service on Anzac Day at the WW2 RAAF bunkers at Moruya airport. 

Spokesman Gary Traynor has told the local community via Facebook the official wreath will be laid by a member of the merchant navy to remember five merchant sailors killed in the region during WW2.

Mr Traynor says many will be surprised to learn that during the war  three merchant sailors, were killed by a Japanese submarine, just off Moruya and are buried in Moruya cemetery. He says another merchant vessel the SS Robert J Walker was sunk on Christmas Eve 1944, just off Wallaga Lake with the loss of two crew members.