Anzac day in Warwick with the parade passing Barnes Drapery.
Anzac day in Warwick with the parade passing Barnes Drapery. Contributed

LOOK: How Anzac Day was celebrated in Warwick 100 years ago

A SERIES of stunning photographs of an Anzac Day parade in Warwick have surfaced today, marking more than a century of dedication to the April 25 tradition.

Showing an ambulance among vehicles in the Anzac Day parade, the black-and-white images hail from between 1916 and 1918.

They were supplied by Warwick man David Glasgow and shared on the Vintage Queensland social media page.

Passing Barnes Drapery on the corner of Palmerin and King St, a group of nurses traversed behind while townspeople watched on from the side of the road.

 

Anzac day in Warwick with the parade passing Barnes Drapery, Palmerin and King St then passing the Royal Hotel Palmerin and Grafton St with the Warwick Argus Newspaper on left of the Hotel 1916-1918ca
Anzac day in Warwick with the parade passing Palmerin and King St. Contributed

Other pictures show horse-drawn carts travelling down Palmerin St, passing the Royal Hotel and the Warwick Argus, which later became the Warwick Daily News.

The historic images have stirred up memories for locals.

Scots PGC graduate Diane Gofton said the Barnes building was where her father, Frank Smith started a successful furniture store with Ian Miller after the war.

 

Anzac day in Warwick with the parade passing Barnes Drapery, Palmerin and King St then passing the Royal Hotel Palmerin and Grafton St with the Warwick Argus Newspaper on left of the Hotel 1916-1918ca
Anzac day in Warwick, Palmerin St 1916-1918ca. Contributed

"They both met during the war," she said.

"Also thinking of my uncle John Tweedie who was killed at the age of 24 on the Kokoda Track. He was the youngest of 5 children."

 

Anzac day in Warwick with the parade passing Barnes Drapery, Palmerin and King St then passing the Royal Hotel Palmerin and Grafton St with the Warwick Argus Newspaper on left of the Hotel 1916-1918ca
Anzac day in Warwick, Palmerin St 1916-1918ca. Contributed