The Families and Friends of the First AIF
invite you to attend or view
the Commemoration of the Battles of Third Ypres
Wednesday 26 September 2018, 10.45 am for 11:00 am to 12.00 noon
at the Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney.
The road to Passchendaele The Gate on Menin Road
The Commemoration honours the 43 Divisions of British and Dominion troops involved in all of the Battles of Third Ypres. I ANZAC Corps, consisting of the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Australian Divisions and II ANZAC Corps consisting of the 3rd Australian Division, the New Zealand Division with 2 British Divisions on rotation, fought alongside each other for the first time. The battles lasted for 102 days with more than 300,000 casualties. Australian Divisions participated in the following battles:
Menin Road, 20-25 September
Polygon Wood, 26 September to 3 October
Broodseinde Ridge, 4 October
Poelcapelle, 9 October
Passchendaele (First Battle), 12 October
Hooge Crater Cemetery Tyne Cot Cemetery
To be streamed live and available for later viewing on The Anzac Memorial Facebook page.
RSVP by 15 September to firstname.lastname@example.org.