5 Aug 2015

A century since Chunuk Bair

From Nights, 7:12 pm on 5 August 2015

Madeleine Pierard photo supplied cropSoprano Madeleine Pierard sings this weekend along with The Choir of Wellington Cathedral of St Paul to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Chunuk Bair, fought at Gallipoli in the First World War, in the event No Better Death - A Concert in Commemoration of Chunuk Bair

Madeleine is the great-great-granddaughter of Lt Col William Malone, the tough and heroic leader who was killed in action that day along with most of his Wellington Infantry Battalion.

She talks to Bryan Crump.