Timaru District Council donates $10,000 towards Le Quesnoy museum

The Timaru District Council will donate $10,000 towards the construction of a New Zealand war memorial museum in Le Quesnoy, France.

The museum will commemorate the contributions New Zealand made in Europe in World Wars I and II.

Le Quesnoy holds an important place in New Zealand WWI history. Just a week before the end of World War I, in November 1918, the New Zealand Division captured the French town - the New Zealanders' last major action in the war.

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Source: Stuff..co.nz

Date published: Nov 29, 2018.

Daisy Conroy-Botica