GLGW event: From Aotearoa to Oxford: Commemorating the New Zealand soldiers buried at Botley Cemetery

Saturday 8th October 2016
1.45 – 4.30pm

A FREE event, to which everyone is welcome

From: 1:45 – 2:45pm
Botley Cemetery, Oxford OX2 0LX
A commemoration of New Zealand soldiers and their role in the First World War
In the presence of the New Zealand High Commissioner
His Excellency The Right Honourable Sir Lockwood Smith KNZM
Accompanied by, Brigadier Evan Williams, NZ Defence Advisor,
New Zealand Defence Force

Followed by, from: 2:45 – 4:30pm
Botley WI Hall, North Hinksey Lane, Oxford OX2 0LT
(Opposite the cemetery entrance)
Refreshments, an exhibition and short talks on how and why New Zealanders came to be buried at Botley

Download flyer here: aotearoaflyer210916
Download programme for the day here: fullcolourprogramme

Supported by:
Funding from the Commonwealth Graves Commission‘s Living Memory project, which remembers the “forgotten front” – the 300,000 war graves and commemorations right here in the UK
The Faculty of History, University of Oxford
University of Oxford Botanic Garden
TORCH, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
66 Men of Grandpont
Botley Women’s Institute
Big Ideas Company