In commemoration of Anzac Day, the Bathurst RSL Club has selected four ex-servicemen to serve as the centre of a display promoting the significance of the day.
The display is part of the club's way of honouring the Respect the Day campaign, an initiative designed to raise awareness about the significance of Anzac Day.
The ex-servicemen involved in the display reflect Bathurst's efforts in contributing to World War One, World War Two, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
As one of the featured ex-servicemen, World War Two veteran Dick Crossing enlisted at a very young age.
Mr Crossing is one of six known World War Two veterans left in Bathurst.
"I left school at the end of 1942 and enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force straight away," he said.
"After training for about a year, I was sent to the United Kingdom where I was selected for coastal command."
Mr Crossing said Anzac Day serves as a vital reminder of the many servicemen and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in war.
"The Anzac services are a time to reflect and remember," he said.
"After the services are finished, it is a day to enjoy with your friends and relatives."
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Joining Mr Crossing in the club's display is Lyle Orreal, who served with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Australian Regiment in the Vietnam War.
To Mr Orreal, Anzac Day is a chance to remember friends who lost their lives in battle as well as those who came home to restart their lives.
"Many Australians have lost their lives fighting for the freedoms that we enjoy in this country," he said.
"Anzac Day is not a celebration, but a memorial to our honourable servicemen and women."
Mr Orreal said it's pleasing to see continuous numbers of younger people getting involved in Anzac Day events each year.
"It's fantastic to see that children have been educated to respect the soldiers," he said.
"They've been getting more involved in the services than ever before, and is goes to show that the Anzac spirit is not lost on younger members of society."
Fellow Vietnam veteran Brian Tobin has a connection to the club's display through his uncle, Leo Ahearn, who fought in the Korean War.
Mr Tobin said the Bathurst RSL Club does a fantastic job each year to raise awareness about the significance of Anzac Day.
"You often get people approaching you at the club to shake your hand and say thanks, even if they don't know who you are," he said.