Commemorative Events: 100th Anniversary of the Charge at Beesheba
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The Charge of Beersheba
Strathmerton Recreation Reserve in Strathmerton, Victoria
Saturday 28 October 2017
3:00pm – 6:00pm
Incorporating songs, poems, story-telling and horses. This production will recognise the involvement of Strathmerton’s very own Lieutenant Colonel Murray Bourchier (who commanded of the 4th LH Regiment at the charge). The show also features Golden Guitar winner Travis Sinclair and the Numurkah Town Band.
The Light Horse Student Day
Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne
Tuesday 31 October 2017
10:30am - 12:00midday
To commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Beersheba on 31 October 1917, and the legend of the Australian Light Horse, there will be a special wreath laying service on the Shrine Forecourt at 11am, supported by a procession of horses and riders in Light Horse uniform.