Anzac Day 2018: Manilla honours veterans with flags installed on headstones

Jacob McArthur
Updated April 24 2018 - 6:33pm, first published 4:00pm
MARKED: The Manilla RSL Sub-branch has commemorated graves of ex-service people with Australian flags ahead of Anzac Day. Photo: Gareth Gardner 230418GGC001
MARKED: The Manilla RSL Sub-branch has commemorated graves of ex-service people with Australian flags ahead of Anzac Day. Photo: Gareth Gardner 230418GGC001

THE footprint of war in the nation’s small towns has been laid bare for close to a century.

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Jacob McArthur

Jacob McArthur is opinions editor for The Canberra Times and Australian Community Media. As part of the Canberra Times' production team, he helps the people of Canberra and beyond get the stories they need, when they need them across a range of platforms, while helping maintain a high editorial standard. Before moving to Canberra in 2020, he started with Australian Community Media in 2015 as a journalist for The Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he kept a close eye on Tamworth Regional Council. Jacob was also the co-host of ACM's Water Pressure podcast where he and Jamieson Murphy took a deep dive on issues and key decisions arising during one of the region's worst droughts on record.

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