5th Dorset Battalion in Gallipoli  - Chris Copson
09 Oct

5th Dorsets in Gallipoli - Chris Copson 


Chris Copson education officer at the Tank Museum and formerly of The Keep ( Dorset's Museum ) will take a look at the Gallipoli campaign through the eyes of the 5th Battalion of the Dorset Regiment.

The battalion suffered from severe casualties and depravation due to the terrain and location, at one stage the battalion was down to approx 250 men and had to merged temporarily with the Manchester Regiment. 

WFA members and non members alike are equally welcome to attend and hear this interesting  story , we ask for a modest £5 donation to defray costs. This will entitle you to a free tea and coffee and entry into our famous raffle. 


Photos' courtesy of appenntwarthoughts.com 

Othery Village Hall , Fore St , Othery TA7 0QU
09 Oct 2024 19:30