Monday, 14 May 2012

RSA President and Chief Executive on the Western Front

Lieutenant-General (Rtd) Don McIver, National President of the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association (RSA), led a small group on a visit to Passchendaele on Sunday and today. Included in the group were Mrs Margaret McIver, Dr Stephen Clarke, RSA Chief Executive, Melissa Bailey, Dr Clarke's partner, and Stephen Parsons, Managing Director of House of Travel.
Memorial for Sgt. Nicholas VC, MM
Polygon Wood, Memorial for the Missing New Zealanders
They have been here to prepare the centennial.

Yesterday they have been visiting the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Tyne Cot Cemetery, ’s Graventafel, Belle Vue Spur and today Polygon Wood, Polderhoek Chateau and the Memorial for Sergeant Henry James Nicholas VC, MM.

The RSA party has been in the area for a few days and has visit also Messines, Ypres, Le Quesnoy and Arras.