Town Crier joins 75th commemoration of VP Day on

The Toowoomba Region’s Town Crier Kevin Howarth will join a global chorus on Saturday, August 15 to commemorate one of the final acts of World War Two when he delivers a heartfelt tribute at Toowoomba’s Mother’s Memorial at 11.05am.

Mr Howarth will mark the 75th anniversary of VP Day (Victory in the Pacific), marking the end of World War Two hostilities.

Mr Howarth said he had been practising a cry that had been written specially for the occasion.

“The VP Day Cry for Peace Around the World is an international commemorative event that has been organised to mark the date,” Mr Howarth said.

“I am honoured to join my fellow Town Criers across Australia and the world to proclaim the 75th anniversary of this memorable occasion.

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