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RFDS Somme Stride 2019

Saturday 4th May 2019

Morning: Visit to the new Sir John Monash Centre, Villers-Bretonneux set in the grounds of the Australian Military Memorial. The multimedia centre tells the story of the contribution made by Australians on the Western Front in WW1.

Afternoon: Demonstrations

1. Signalling-“The Fog of War” An exercise in the use of flags and Morse code messages.
2. Cooking-“The Mess Tin Challenge” using ‘Hexi-burners’, wartime ingredients & period mess tins.
3. Medical-“Stretcher Bearers” Problem solving in casualty evacuation using wartime medical equipment.
4. Archeology-Underground experience at the Glory Hole site La Boiselle.

Evening: Meal and Quiz Night to end the day.

(Breakfast and evening meal included)

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