George Town veteran Brian Bull has praised the young people of the town for their reverence at this year's Anzac Day ceremony.
Mr Bull said he felt younger generations still had a great appreciation for the history of the country's servicemen and women.
"To see how the young ones are taking more interest in the day ... now at my age, I like to see the young people taking part and I like it," he said.
"I pride myself on that they are great people and we sometimes say 'look at him, look at her', but basically the young people of today could stand up against anyone of the past."
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Mr Bull gave service during the Vietnam War period where he was in the reserves and helped train other soldiers.
"My service was during the Vietnam period, a lot of it, I was in the reserve and I trained some of the other people that went there before they went to their unit," he said.
He said Anzac Day continued to be about remembering the sacrifice of those that had sacrificed their lives.
"It is a way of remembering all our forefathers that died in battle," he said
Mr Bull was one of many community members who came out in numbers to pay respects to past and current soldiers.
Both the dawn service and commemoration service were well attended by community members.
The 11am ceremony was represented by local RSL members, families and friends of veterans, local school students, Independent candidate for Windermere Will Smith and Bass Liberal MHR Bridget Archer as well as the George Town Saints Netball club.
Guest speakers Tim Harris and Mr Smith spoke movingly about the importance of Anzac Day in 2021.
Alongside the dawn service and memorial service, the RSL sub-branch also partnered with the George Town Football Club to for a fundraiser.
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