Battle of Beersheba: Anniversaries:Written question - 111831

Asked by Bill Wiggin
(North Herefordshire)
Asked on: 06 November 2017
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Battle of Beersheba: Anniversaries
To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to commemorate the Battle of Beersheba in 1917.
Answered by: John Glen
Answered on: 16 November 2017

While the Government has not commemorated the centenary of the Battle of Beersheba with a specific event, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Israel and the Chief of the Air Staff attended a commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba on 31 October 2017, at the Commonwealth War Graves Beersheba War Cemetery in Be’er Sheva, Israel.

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