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THU 16 OCT

Gurkhas on the Western Front

Flora Twort Gallery, Petersfield

Run by: Flora Twort Gallery

This talk will examine the role played by Gurkhas in fighting on the Western Front during the First World War.

clock19:00–20:30

Suitable for 18+

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This talk by Gavin Edgerley-Harris, Curator at the Gurkha Museum in Winchester, will examine the role played by Gurkhas in fighting on the Western Front during the First World War. It will detail the battles in which Gurkha regiments were involved, the bravery of the first Victoria Cross Winner, the stories of the wounded in hospitals in the UK and examine First World War memorials to Gurkhas in this country.
Talks will be held at the Physic Garden on Petersfield High Street.Tickets are £7.00 (£5.00 to Museum members) and are available for purchase at the Flora Twort Gallery.

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Cost

£7.00 (£5.00 for members)

Information about this activity is provided by Culture24

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Flora Twort Gallery

Church Path Studio, 21 The Square, Petersfield, GU32 3HS

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Petersfield Museum's Flora Twort Gallery houses artwork by local artist, Flora Twort, and the Bedales Historic Costume Show more… Collection.Show less…

Petersfield Museum's Flora Twort Gallery houses artwork by local artist, Flora Twort, and the Bedales Historic Costume Collection.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Flora Twort Gallery.

Please register in advance.

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