Corporal Kyle Genner visits relatives gravesite in Belgium
Corporal Kyle Genner visits relatives gravesite in Belgium (0.51 mins)
Australian Defence Force personnel are busy practising their drill and making final preparations for the commemoration of the Centenary of the First World War Battle of Polygon Wood in Belgium. The Department of Veterans' Affairs commemorative Dawn Service will be held at the Fifth Division Memorial, Buttes New British Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium on 26 September 2017. The Battle of Polygon Wood was a component of the Third Battle of Ypres, or ‘Passchendaele’, and was the 5th Australian Division’s first major battle in Belgium. While the battle was considered a success for the AIF, it cost 5,770 Australian casualties.
|Publish Date||25 Sep 2017|