Inauguration of the memorial of the Battle of Kehra of the War of Independence in Lahinguvälja

The Battle of Kehra was a momentous battle and a breaking point in the War of Independence, which stopped the Red Army’s attack on Tallinn. The inauguration for the memorial for the Battle of Kehra is held on Sunday, 6 January 2019 at 11 a.m.

Family event

Renovating the memorial for the Battle of Kehra in Lahinguvälja is an honourable gift from the Anija rural municipality and our whole nation in honour of the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia. The renovation received help from the Estonian War Museum, the Defence Forces, and the Estonian Defence League.

•    6 January 11 a.m. re-enactment of a battle and a festive opening of the Lahinguvälja memorial with the President of the Republic of Estonia, the minister of defence, commander of the Defence Forces, commander of the Estonian Defence League, and mayor of the Anija rural municipality