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Museum Open Day – WW1 Centenary Event – 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba

October 29, 2017 @ 10:00 - 16:00


“THE CHARGE” © 2006 Ron Marshall – www.lighthorseart.com.au

Honouring all light horse regiments

On the 31st of October, 1917, the Battle of Beersheba was fought in Ottoman Syria, resulting in the successful capture of the town of Beersheba by the British Empire from the troops of the Ottoman and German Empires. This battle included the infamous and successful charge of the 4th and 12th ANZAC Light Horse Regiments, armed only with hand-held bayonets and supported by British artillery, against Ottoman trenches.

Free parking available
Food and drinks available

Activities include:

  • Antique weapons and uniform displays
  • Military vehicle manoeuvres
  • 25 pounder field gun firing
  • The Barossa Light Horse Historic Association
  • Display of a Krupp gun (captured by the light horse)
  • Army Cadet display
  • ADF & static military vehicle displays
  • Artillery tractor displays
  • Barry Spicer military artwork display sales and signing
  • Re-Enact SA INC.
  • Military vehicle rides
  • Vietnam veteran (Cavalryman) Jeffrey Tun Tin book release – Luck’s a Fortune (sales and signing)
  • 2018 Fighter Femmes Museum Calendar launch

We will be fundraising for the museum and Hearts 4 Heroes.


October 29, 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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National Military Vehicle Museum
10 Sturton Road
Edinburgh Parks, South Australia 5111 Australia
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