Hervey Bay residents came out in force on Anzac Day to attend the dawn service at Freedom Park in Pialba. Record crowds were up early to pay their respects to the fallen soldiers.
A MASSIVE turnout at the Anzac Day ceremony in Maryborough left diggers at a loss for words.
ANZAC Day was commemorated across the Fraser Coast on Wednesday, with thousands of people attending memorial services throughout the region.
ANZAC Day commemorations began with the tight, controlled march of Hervey Bay veterans on their way to Freedom Park, still shrouded in darkness.