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World War 1 Speaker Programme

When:

Thu 6 Aug 2015, 12:20pm–1:00pm
Thu 13 Aug 2015, 12:20pm–1:00pm
Thu 20 Aug 2015, 12:20pm–1:00pm
Thu 27 Aug 2015, 12:20pm–1:00pm
Thu 3 Sep 2015, 12:20pm–1:00pm
Thu 10 Sep 2015, 12:20pm–1:00pm

Where: Garden Place Library, 9 Garden Place, Hamilton, Waikato

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Join us for a series of talks on various aspects of the Home Front in Hamilton and the Waikato during World War 1.

August 6: Eris Parker talking about how money was raised for the war in Cambridge. Interweaving this with the lives of the Waikato soldiers and their families.

August 13: Alexy Simmons looking at food and cooking, both at home and in the military training camps

August 20: Lyn Williams looking at women on the Home Front, particularly as represented in the cemeteries

August 27: Murray Frost talking about the commemoration of the WWI through the naming of Hamilton’s streets

September 3: Shelley North presenting a session on how to research WWI ancestors

September 10: Bilgehan Berberoglu taking a brief look at the Turkish Home Front

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