Anzac Day in Italy

Australians and New Zealanders are commemorating Anzac Day on Wednesday 25 April with remembrance services in Rome and Milan.

In Rome there is a memorial service at the Rome War Cemetery, Via Nicola Zabaglia in the Piramide area of the city at 09.00.

In Milan a special church service takes place at All Saint's Church, Via Solferino 17, on Sunday 29 April at 10.30. This will be followed later in the morning by laying of commemorative wreaths at the Commonwealth War Cemetery, Via Cascina Bellaria at Parco Trenno.

Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, and is commemorated by both countries every year to honour members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in Turkey during world war one.