Gallipoli Finsbury Rifles Commemoration

Event Details

  • 19 Apr 17 18:30 - 19 Apr 17 19:30
  • Commemorative
  • London

A centenary service will be held at St.Mark’s Church, Myddleton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 1XX at 6.30pm.   The service will commemorate those who served in the 11th Battalion, The London Regiment (Finsbury Rifles) during the Gallipoli and Palestine Campaigns.

This church is the final resting place of the First and Second World Memorials commemorating the 11th Battalion. The 19th April has been chosen as this was the date when the Finsbury Rifles suffered its heaviest losses during the Palestine Campaign in 1917, and in the entire First World War. For further information contact: Darren O'Brien E-mail: Darren3rrf@aol.com