With the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War later this year, the FOBLC will be undertaking a 'curtain raiser' guided walk to the family graves of some of the soldiers and seamen who gave their lives for King and Country in some of the lesser known war zones of World War 1.
|Men of the 1/5th Battalion of the Buffs (East Kent Regiment) passing over the Jebel Hamrin ( Palestine), December 1917. .|
We will be stopping and reflecting during the walk on the following battlefronts - Italy, Salonika( Greece) East Africa, Denmark, Mesopotamia, Egypt and Palestine.
The walk will start from the Ladywell Entrance at 2pm on Sunday 16th February and last approximately 90 minutes. It will be led by the FOBLC's Mike Guilfoyle, Peter Mealing and Mick Martin and it is free.