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The Great War 1917 Messines and Passchendaele– Local Stories

Monday 5 June 2017 to Friday 10 November 2017

Monday–Friday 10am–5pm
Saturday 10am–4pm

Atrium, Mid Antrim Museum, The Braid, Ballymena

This panel based exhibition tells the story of soldiers, from the Mid and East Antrim area, involved in some of the major British offensives during 1917 including The Battle of Messines and The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele).

It was during these prominent battles that the 16th (Irish) and 36th (Ulster) Divisions fought and died together.


Battle of Menin Road - wounded at side of the road