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    Norfolk in the First World War

    April 18

    Finding the Fallen: The Battle of Gaza Exhibition

    Tue 18 Apr - Thu 4 May

    10am - 4pm

    Don’t miss this special First World War exhibition, along with films and work by Norfolk students, in The Gallery and Library in April through to early May.

    The ‘Finding the Fallen: The Battle of Gaza’ exhibition forms part of The Forum’s three year ‘Norfolk in the First World War: Somme to Armistice’ project honouring Norfolk’s WWI heroes. The project has been made possible thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

    It marks the centenary of the Second Battle of Gaza on 19 April 1917, in which hundreds of Norfolk men serving in The Norfolk Regiment fought. The Battle of Gaza was a costly day for the Norfolk Territorials and although many of them are buried in fields abroad their names appear on many Norfolk town and village war memorials.

    The exhibition will provide an opportunity to learn how the soldiers trained and what it was like serving as a Territorial Force soldier in the Middle East First World War.

    Visit The Gallery for a special immersive experience, a chance to commemorate the fallen and see the work of students from King’s Lynn and North Norfolk who researched soldiers from their school’s locality.


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