Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation
October 12, 2018

Media Advisory: Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Action and Bravery at Drie Masten, Belgium.

The Honourable Seamus O’ Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs; Betty Parsley, MHA for Harbour Main; Earl Ludlow, Vice-Chair, Board of Directors of The Rooms Corporation; and Ronald Penney, Royal Newfoundland Regiment Advisory Committee, will address the public and invited guests on Sunday, October 14, at 1:15 pm at The Rooms as part of the commemoration ceremony of the 100th anniversary of the attack at Drie Masten.

The unveiling of service medals for conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty, commemorating the actions of Lance Corporal Matthew Brazil and Sergeant Tommy Ricketts will be attended by members of the Brazil and Ricketts families in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Gallery.

Author/historian Frank Gogos, will present “Reluctant Heroes - The Story of Tommy Ricketts and Matthew Brazil”, following the unveiling, in The Rooms Theatre at 2:30 p.m.

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Media contact
Jena Mitchell
The Rooms
709-757-8144
jenamitchell@therooms.ca

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