Event Detail

Event Detail

The Battle of Fromelles Presentation

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Kincumber Library will host a presentation by retired Lieutenant Colonel Peter Sweeney RFD entitled ‘The Battle of Fromelles’.

Peter is a military historian and a battlefield guide. He is studying a Master’s degree in Military History at the ADFA campus of UNSW. He has guided in Gallipoli and Australian battlefields on the Western Front - Fromelles, Villers-Bretonneux, Poziers and Polygon Wood.

He is an enrichment speaker on Australian military history on cruises to the South Pacific. His next engagement is on the Sun Princess cruise in November this year which will visit Milne bay and Guadalcanal.

He is co-owner of the battlefield touring company Battle Honours Australia Pty Ltd which conducts significant WWII sites around Sydney and arranges walking tours of Australian Battlefields worldwide.

Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start.