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Commemorating the New Zealand Soldiers Buried at Botley Cemetery

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Saturday, October 8, 2016 -
1:45pm to 4:30pm
Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, North Hinksey Lane, Oxford, OX2 0LX

 

Commemorating the New Zealand soldiers buried at Botley Cemetery, A FREE event, to which everyone is welcome. In the presence of the New Zealand High Commissioner His Excellency The Right Honourable Sir Lockwood Smith KNZM. Accompanied by Brigadier Evan Williams, NZ Defence Advisor, New Zealand Defence Force.

Please note there is no parking available. Seacourt Park and Ride is 350m from the site.

Followed by, from 2:45-4:30pm Refreshments, an exhibition and short talks on how and why New Zealanders came to be buried at Botley.

This event is part of work carried out by the ‘Globalising and Localising the Great War’ project at the Faculty of History, University of Oxford. For further details email jeanette.atkinson@history.ox.ac.uk

http://greatwar.history.ox.ac.uk/

Supported with funding from the CWGC Living Memory project

Click here to view the poster.

Contact name: 
Jeanette Atkinson
Audience: 
Open to all