Pride of place for Truda

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Truda Hawkins.
Camera IconTruda Hawkins. Credit: Laurie Benson Albany Advertiser

For 40 years Truda Hawkins has waited in the same place during the Anzac Day Parade, waving to her WWII Veteran husband, Allan Hawkins.

Truda Hawkins.
Camera IconTruda Hawkins. Credit: Laurie Benson Albany Advertiser

Now 93 and 94 years-old, they were married after the war and Mrs Hawkins is equally as proud of her beloved soldier as she was back then.

Allan Hawkins.
Camera IconAllan Hawkins. Credit: Laurie Benson Albany Advertiser

Their son Bill Hawkins is a Vietnam Veteran and also walks in the parade.

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