Friday, April 22, 2016

Magpies Anzac tribute to 34th Batallion Maitland's Own

From the Maitland Mercury report:
A new generation of Maitland’s Own will pay tribute to the city’s famous 34th Battalion at a special Anzac Day ceremony at the Maitland Magpies home game on Sunday.
The ceremony, which the club hopes to make an annual event, marks the start of a big year of activities by the Magpies to commemorate the formation of the 34th Battalion (Maitland’s Own) in January 1916.

It will culminate in a tour by the Magpies under-17, departing in November, for a series of matches in England and France where the 34th Battalion trained and fought on the Western Front.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, April 21, 2016.