'Our second home': Hundreds of Kiwis commemorate Le Quesnoy WWI victory

Hundreds of Kiwis have flooded into a small town in northern France to commemorate one of New Zealand's finest moments of the First World War. 

It's been exactly 100 years since Kiwi soldiers cunningly snuck into Le Quesnoy defeated the Germans, and liberated thousands of local residents. 

All 42 of descendants of Leslie Averill - the first New Zealand soldier to climb this very wall, and liberate the town of Le Quesnoy are there for the commemorations. 

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Source: NewsHub

Date published: 5 Nov, 2018

 
Daisy Conroy-Botica