Auckland Museum

The Battle of Passchendaele: annual commemoration


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Date

Sunday 11 October, 11am-12pm

Venue

World War I Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland Domain, Auckland Central

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Cost

Free

Bookings

No bookings required.

Website

passchendaelesociety.org

Event details

The Passchendaele Society are holding their Annual Ceremony to commemorate the Anniversary of the fateful Battle of Passchendaele 1917.

Guest of Honour and main speaker this year is Dr Lisbeth Jacobs, Honorary Consul of Belgium, escorted by the Society's Patron 'Buck' Shelford, and the Ceremony will include Pipe Major Stewart Hobson, bugler Sergeant Bill Rimmer and vocalist AMus Rebecca Nelson.

All are welcome to attend. Floral tributes or poppies may be laid. Medals may be worn. Please be seated by 10:45am.

Presented by: The Passchendaele Society Inc.


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