Remembering our Fallen Soldiers 100 years on
The Eden Park Trust, The Fields of Remembrance and Auckland RSA commemorate:
THE BATTLE OF BROODSEINDE
This unique tribute to New Zealand's World War 1 heroes will see a giant poppy presented on Eden Park's playing field, where 491 white crosses will honour those who lost their lives in the Battle of Broodseinde. An additional 13 white crosses will honour those All Blacks who lost their lives during World War 1, including All Black capatin Sergeant Dave Gallaher who captained The Originals in 1905. Gallaher, a sergeant in the 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment was killed on 4 October 1917.
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The Fields of Remembrance Trust was established in 2012 to honour those who served and died for our nation during World War One.
The Trust is made up of the Passchendaele Society, the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association, New Zealand (RNZRSA) representIng all local RSAs, and the Auckland RSA. It is a registered charity.