Honouring soldiers of the Ninth Battalion
The display focused on the 9th Battalion’s World War I service, with the men from the 9th being the first soldiers ashore at the Gallipoli Landing, 25 April 1915. The Battalion's men were recruited from all over Queensland and Northern New South Wales. It opened to the public throughout 2016. You can watch the opening of the First Ashore Display on the 9th Battalion Australia YouTube channel.
The soldiers honoured in the lecture series included:
.For more information contact the Gallipoli 9th Battalion Inc.
Pat O'Keeffe OAM, Ninth Battalions Association Inc.