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Commemorations
Saturday 25 June 2016 - 14:30 to 17:00

Inspired by the national flowers of remembrance: the poppy for the British and Commonwealth countries, the cornflower for the French and the forget-me-not for the Germans, the 'Association Picarde des Parcs et Jardins' has created the "Rose Somme 2016".

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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 - 18:00 to 20:00

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 - 15:00 to 16:00

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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Friday 22 April 2016 - 00:00 to Sunday 24 April 2016 - 00:00

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

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Sunday 16 April 2017 - 00:00 to Tuesday 25 April 2017 - 00:00

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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Friday 1 July 2016 - 11:00 to 12:00

A ceremony will be held at 11am on 1 July 2016 in Longueval at the Pipers' Memorial in remembrance of all the pipers who took part in the First World War.

This ceremony is organised by the municipality of Longueval and the Somme Battlefield Pipe Band.

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