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Anzac Day 2017 - Villers-Bretonneux

More than 2,000 visitors and local inhabitants of all ages braved the cold on 25th April 2017 in order to attend the Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux.

This exceptional day of commemoration is held in remembrance of the Australian and New Zealand troops who fought in the First World War, especially in the Somme, and during subsequent wars and peace-keeping missions. Each year a dawn service is held at this magnificent and poignant memorial and next year, 2018, will mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux and will see the opening of the new Sir John Monash Centre.

 

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Anzac Day 2017 - Villers-Bretonneux

On Monday 25th April 2016, the 101st anniversary of ANZAC Day was commemorated at the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux. Take a look at  some of the photos of this very moving event.

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