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Proposed program to Commemorate the Centenary of World War 1

Proposed Joint Program of the Military History Society of New South Wales Inc and the Royal United Services Institute of New South Wales to Commemorate the Centenary of World War 1

The Military History Society of New South Wales and the Royal United Services Institute of New South Wales (RUSI NSW) have agreed to arrange and conduct a joint program to commemorate the Centenary of World War 1.

The below joint program has been decided upon for 2014 – 2016 by both organisations.

2014 A Half-day Seminar with the focus of the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (AN & MEF) with presentations on:

  • Background
  • Raising and deployment of the Force
  • Disappearance of AE1
  • Subsequent careers of participants
  • Outcomes

This is targeted to occur in August / September 2014 (TBC)

2015  A Half-day Seminar with the focus on Gallipoli post landing, with presentations on:

  • AE2 Operations
  • August Offensive including , Lone Pine, Hill 971 and the Nek
  • Post August Offensive

2016    A Full-day Seminar with the focus on the Somme Offensive with a particular       focus on Mouquet Farm.

More details will be provided as they become available.

Benjamin Howell

President

president@militaryhistory.com.au

10 August 2013

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