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Auckland Heritage Festival: Talk by Lesley Wilson

When:

Wed 3 Oct 2018, 7:00pm–8:00pm

Where: Albany War Memorial Library, Library Lane, Albany, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: leahmbw

“WW1 Remembering Our Men - My Pilgrimage to the Men from Albany”.

Come and hear local historian Lesley Wilson talk about her recent overseas travels to France, Belgium, Egypt, and Turkey.

This pilgrimage was to research and remember the 20 men (WW1) and 3 men (WW2) who were killed overseas that came from Albany. All of these soldiers are remembered in the Albany Memorial Library.

Space is limited – please RSVP to lisa.dam@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.

More about Lesley Wilson, the research she is doing, and the Memorial Library:
https://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/north-harbour-news/96077209/bringing-the-story-of-albany-memorial-library-and-its-men-to-life

https://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/north-harbour-news/103289582/photo-project-to-remember-fallen-anzacs-at-auckland-memorial-library

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