Beersheba Day 2009



Beersheba Day 2009

Come and join us to commemorate the 92 anniversary of the famous

charge by the Australian Light Horse at The Battle of Beersheba.

Celebrate the history altering exploits of these often forgotten Aussie heroes with other like minded Australians.

Find out how 800 Australians wielding bayonets took on a foe numbering over 2600 that were armed with machine guns and cannons…………………..and won!

The Commemorative Function will include;

Accounts of the action

Talks on the unique nature of the Australian accomplishment

Launch of The Beersheba Poetry Competition

Film reenactment of the Battle

Reading of The Role of Honour in remembrance of those Australians who fell

A display of memorabilia and photos

Afternoon tea will be provided after the event where you can meet the speakers

A crèche is available for parents with younger children.

When: This Saturday 31st October 2009 from 2.00pm till 4.00pm.

Where: Masonic Center 731 George St South Windsor

(Between Mobile Service Station and Wattle U Bee party hire)

Parking: The venue has a free car park

Admission: $ 10.00 per person or $ 10.00 per family with children

Public Transport: Train to Windsor then Westbus Route 675,

Nearest stop, Bligh Park Shops

A courtesy bus is available from Windsor Station but spaces are limited. Bookings essential


(for catering purposes)

Karen 4576 4301 or Robert 0410 228 445

or email:

The event is hosted by the community based not for profit association

The Friends of Henry Lawson

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