Thu, 12 Oct|
West Park URC Church
Harrogate Cenotaph Centenary - Debacle at Suvla
Commemorating Harrogate Cenotaph's Centenary - Kitchener’s volunteers landed on the Gallipoli peninsula and went into battle for the first time.
Time & Location
12 Oct 2023, 19:00
West Park URC Church, West Park, Harrogate HG1 1BL, UK
About the Event
Part of Harrogate Cenotaph's Centenary Commemoration Event.
DEBACLE AT SUVLA - HARROGATE’S KITCHENER VOLUNTEERS GO TO WAR:
Graham Roberts, Harrogate historian and researcher of names on Harrogate’s War Memorial. In August 1915, Kitchener’s volunteers landed on the Gallipoli peninsula and went into battle for the first time. They included Harrogate men of the 9th West Yorkshire Regiment. This talk looks at what befell the untried men as they entered the ill-fated campaign.
Unreserved seating, so please sit wherever you like. Tickets may be available on the door but places cannot be guaranteed so better to make sure by booking a free ticket here.
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