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Commemoration of the Battle of Dernancourt

Commemoration of the Battle of Dernancourt

Saturday 7 April 2018 - 00:00

This event will recall the battle which saw the liberation of Dernancourt on 5 April 1918 by Australian troops. On this occasion, the railway bridge, painted by Shanaël Berton, will be unveiled, while an oak tree will be planted and flowers placed upon the graves in remembrance of the soldiers.

Visitors can also take part in a 10km race or 3.5km walk. To close the event, homing pigeons will be released to symbolise refound freedom.

Commune de Dernancourt
03 22 75 17 38
Venue of event: 
City Hall of Dernancourt
1, Rue Georges Clemenceau
80300 Dernancourt