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Employees of a local tourism company, wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, stand in attention as they pay their respects at the Anzac Cove beach memorial in Gallipoli peninsula, the site of World War I landing of the ANZACs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) on April 25, 1915, in Canakkale, Turkey, early Saturday, April 25, 2020. The dawn service ceremony and all other commemorative ceremonies honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I on the ill-fated British-led invasion, were cancelled this year due to the new coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On Anzac Day, services in lockdown replaced by home vigils

Apr. 25, 2020 6:33 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Traditional crowds at dawn services for the Anzac Day memorial holiday in Australia were replaced Saturday with candlelit vigils in driveways and neighbors gathering to listen to buglers play “The Last Post.” Restrictions on crowds and social distancing due to the...