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Commemorating the Centenary of the Battle of Pozieres

Start Date 23rd Jul 2016 12:00pm
End Date 23rd Jul 2016 1:30pm
Location ANZAC Park, ULVERSTONE
Fee Free
Description

Pozieres is primarily remembered as an Australian Battle and was the first major action in France involving the predominantly Tasmanian 12th Australian Infantry Battalion. During WW1, the 12th Battalion suffered 1135 killed and 2422 wounded. Following the service a community afternoon tea will be available at no charge. Banners depicting WW1 Honour Boards will be on display. In the words of Australian Military Historian Charles Bean - The Pozieres ridge "is more densely sown with Australian Sacrifice than any other place on earth". Download flyer.

Organisation Ulverstone RSL Sub-branch
Phone number 0428 667 781
Email address ulvrsl@hotmail.com