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Worcestershire World War 100 - First World War Centenary


5561 Worcestershire casualties as of 28th February 1917
First Battle of Gaza. British forces from Egypt led by General Sir Archibald Murray nearly break through Turkish lines in Palestine but fail to exploit their success.

March 1917

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First Battle of Gaza. British forces from Egypt led by General Sir Archibald Murray nearly break through Turkish lines in Palestine but fail to exploit their success.

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Worcestershire World War One Hundred is an outstanding 4-year programme of events and activities commemorating the role Worcestershire played in World War One.

Exhibitions, parades, concerts, church services, remembrance events and much more will take place across the county from now through to 2018 as we tell the story of Worcestershire people; their involvement with, and personal legacy from, the Great War. Explore our events calendar to find out what's happening near you and how you can get involved.

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