RBL Gallipoli and Battle for Gaza, Carisbroke Castle

Event Details

  • 23 Apr 17 09:00 - 23 Apr 17 11:00
  • Commemorative
  • Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight Branch of the Royal Hampshire Regiment Comrades Association in cooperation with I.o.W Branch of the Royal British Legion will hold a service to mark the centenary of the 2nd Battle for Gaza (19 April 1917); this will replace the usual Gallipoli commemoration. The service will take place in the First World War Chapel of St Nicholas in Castro, Carisbrooke Castle, Castle Hill, Newport PO30 1XY. During the service, the names of 189 men killed during the battle (many of whom previously served at Gallipoli) will be read out. For further information contact Gareth Sprack. E-Mail: gareth@glsprack.fsnet.co.uk

Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_St_Nicholas_in_Castro,_Carisbrooke