Commemorative Events: 100th Anniversary of the Charge at Beesheba

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Special mounted military display

and commemorative event

Kelmscott/Pinjarra 10th Light Horse Memorial Troop with Vic Park RSL

Sunday 29 October 2017

11:00am - 4:00pm

1Vic Park RSL 1 Fred Bell Parade St James, WA

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.

Museum Open Day

National Military Vehicle Museum

Sunday 29 October 2017

10:00am - 4:00pm

10 Sturton Road

Edinburgh, South Australia

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.

Beersheba Memorial Ride - in honour of Harry Chauvel

Tabulam to Copmanhurst, NSW

Grafton RSL Sub-branch & locals from the Clarence Valley

31 October - 4 November 2017

9:00am - 11:00pm (4/11)