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Update: 8am: Crowds are gathering in Eaglehawk for this morning's march. 

A Dawn Service was held at Brassey Square at 6am, with the march to commence at 8.20am. 

The march will travel between Brassey Square and the Eaglehawk Citizens' Brass Band Hall. 

The next march will be held at Kangaroo Flat at 9.20am, followed by Heathcote at 10am. 

Full service guide available here

Update 7.25am: 

BENDIGO RSL president Cliff Richards said the crowd at the dawn service on Friday morning at Charring Cross was the biggest he had ever seen. 

It's estimated at least 1500 people braved the cold weather to pay their respects this morning. 

Mr Richards said he was overwhelmed with the number of people who turned out to commemorate Anzac Day. 

"People (were) telling me (how big the crowd was)," he said. 

Update 6.50am: 

MORE than 1500 people have braved the cold to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the landing of Gallipoli at a dawn service in Bendigo.  

The crowd stood in silence during the service at Charring Cross to remember those past and present servicemen and women. 

Bendigo RSL sub-branch president Cliff Richards laid a wreath before giving the Anzac address.

Update 6.11am:

Bendigo Youth Choir lead the crowd in the Australian National Anthem. 

Update 6.07am:

Playing of the Last Post followed by a minute of silence. 

Update 6.06am:

Mr Richards reads the ode to remember. 

Lest we forget. 

Update 6am:

Bendigo RSL president Cliff Richards lays a wreath and prepares to make the Anzac address. 

Update 5.54am:

Peter Worthington recites a poem of remembrance. 

Update 5.50am:

The marching band arrives to the applause of spectators. 


MORE than 1500 people have turned out for the 99th commemoration of Anzac Day at the dawn service at Charring Cross. 

Many families and individuals have braved the cold to remember those who lost their lives.  

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