Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Anzac Bugler Sets the Tone

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Anzac Bugler Sets the Tone

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Linden Morris

REPORTER

HE PLAYED for thousands in honour of thousands more.

Whether it was amid the chill and fog of Anzac Day dawn or under the shining sun of the late morning the notes that resonated out of Brendan Babington's cornet set the mood of remembrance.

As bugler at all five Warwick Anzac services Mr Babington said he was more than happy to play the Last Post and Reveille.

C[pounds sterling]Playing at the services has never fazed me because after the sacrifice the diggers made, the least I can do is donate half of my day,C[yen] Mr Babington said.

C[pounds sterling]They were spread out enough at 5.30am, 7.30am, 9am, 9.30am and 11am and during the march with the Warwick City Band, that wasn't hectic and I had time to recover between.C[yen]

Mr Babington, who has been playing the cornet for 10 years, said it took a lot of practice to master the military songs. …

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