Thursday, April 21st, 2011
The ANZAC spirit is alive and well with 13CABS committing to transporting ailing veterans in Melbourne’s annual ANZAC Day Parade once again in 2011.

Since 2006 13CABS has been assisting diggers unable to march to participate in the parade by driving them in its vintage 1923 Chicago Yellow Cab.

13CABS has a personal link to ANZAC Day through Client Services Manager Simon Purssey. Alfred Goodwin - Purssey’s great grandfather - never returned from fighting at Gallipoli. Purssey also lost his uncle, Flight Lieutenant DFC Ian Goodwin Swan Purssey, in WWII.

“From a personal perspective it’s important to be there on ANZAC Day representing family,” said Purssey.

“It’s also a privilege and honour to be there on behalf of 13CABS assisting veterans to receive the acknowledgement they deserve. ANZAC Day is a defining day for Australians. 13CABS urges everyone to come along to the Shrine of Remembrance to recognise the sacrifices made by so many,” he said.

A photo opportunity with veterans and the 1923 Chicago Yellow Cab is available upon request.

For further information please contact Simon Purssey on 9277 3427, email [email protected] or visit

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