Through ‘mud, blood and tears’, they served: We honour their sacrifices

From 99yo WWII veteran Leonard Lister to a Vietnam vet proudly handing over the commemoration reigns, here’s how the Greater Whitsundays is paying respect to those who served. LATEST, PICTURES.

One of Mackay’s last World War II veterans Len Lister did not sleep a wink the night before Anzac Day.

“I stayed awake for the whole time,” he said.

“I just couldn’t settle down.”

The 99 year old proudly sat in the front row at the Kuttabul Dawn Service as a sombre mood spread across the…

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