100th Anniversary – Battle of Beersheba
To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Beersheba Day the Victoria Park RSL Sub-Branch and the Kelmscott-Pinjarra 10th Light Horse Memorial troop have united to create an interactive public event. Beersheba, a heavily fortified town 43kms from the Turkish bastion of Gaza, was the scene of an historic charge by the 4th Light Horse Brigade on 31 October 1917.
100th Anniversary – Battle of Beersheba.
To commemorate this occasion members of both the Victoria Park RSL and the 10th Light Horse Memorial troop have organised a number of displays and horse riding reenactments to be shown at Playfield Park located behind the RSL Hall.
Date: Friday 29 October 2017
Time: 11am to 4pm (memorial service 3.35pm)
Members of the public can see:
- A number of horse riding displays including a dummy run/charge.
- Tent pegging display
- World War I Military Display
- Memorial Service
The Beersheba Memorial Service will take place at 3.35pm.
For further information contact Jacquie Liddiard via email or on (08) 9361 8802.