The Great Ride

When: 06:00pm - 06/04/2017

Location: Stirling House 49 Broadway Nedlands

Carmel Charlton, The Great Ride

Presented through dialogue, images and music

In 1918 Palestine, the Australian Light Horse commenced a pursuit of the Turks all the way to Damascus. The presentation is based on a letter written by Trooper Ned Moriarty to his sister Alice. Ned describes his movements in the 10th Light Horse journey from Ludd to Aleppo Road (18th September – 1st October, 1918) as part of the 3rd Brigade’s push through German/Turkish Defences to beyond Damascus. The 10th Light Horse Regiment was given the honour of leading the Australian Mounted Division into Damascus where they accepted the formal surrender of the city. The Great Ride involved the biggest column of mounted men since Alexander the Great traversed the same deserts

 

The Great Ride flyer

 

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