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Commemorations

Commemorations
Sunday 7 August 2016 - 00:00

A ceremony will be held in commeration to George Butterworth MC, a lieutenant of the 13th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, who was killed by a sniper in 1916 at Pozières during the Battle of the Somme.

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Monday 18 July 2016 - From 18h00 to 20h00

A ceremony to this young French soldier will be accompanied by a concert by the Bray-sur-Somme band, the inauguration of an interpretation panel about the Battle of the Somme and mass in the presence of a military chaplain from Péronne.

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Saturday 9 July 2016 - From 15h00 to 16h00

Forty musicians of the Hampshire Police Band will lead a procession through the village of Mailly-Maillet on Saturday 9 July 2016, from the church to Mailly Wood Cemetery where a wreath will be laid in remembrance of the soldiers who gave their lives for their country

 

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From Friday 22 April 2016 to Sunday 24 April 2016

Amiens is holding four different events in commemoration of the 101st anniversary of ANZAC Day

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From Sunday 16 April 2017 to Tuesday 25 April 2017

Australia Week 2017 - VILLERS BRETONNEUX 

Every year, the Association Bretonvilloise d'Animation organises a whole week of activities and events in commemoration of Anzac Day. Take a look at this year's schedule of events:

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Saturday 1 July 2017 - From 17h30 to 18h30

17,000 German soldiers are buried in the German Military Cemetery at Fricourt. Approximately 1000 of them died in 1914, 10,000 during the 1916 Battle of the Somme, and 6,000 during the German Spring Offensive in 1918 and following Allied counter-attack.

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