Lecture by Joris Vincent, Senior Lecturer at the University of Lille: When rugby was invited on the grounds of the Great War

Through the evocation of some local elements but also more generally, discover how rugby was invited on the grounds of the First World War.

Australian War Memorial

Through the evocation of some local elements but also more generally, discover how rugby was invited on the grounds of the First World War.

About the venue

Rue de la basse Ville - 59249 Fromelles
  • Musée de France
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  • Tourisme et handicap
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  • Lieu de culture, spectacles, sports et loisirs

New museum and at the same level, answering driving Disability all standards. Current(In class) labelling. On July 19th and 20th, 1916, the Battle of Fromelles took place on 4 kilometres head-on. The 61th British division and the 5th Australian division opposed three Bavarian regiments. This attack caused(provoked) putting out of action of about 8500 men(people). This museum mixes(involves) archaeological and scientific techniques, history(story) and destiny of soldiers bound(connected) to the Battle of Fromelles.