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Photos of ANZAC Day 2016

Photos of Anzac Day 2016

On 25 April 2016, the 101st anniversary of  ANZAC Day was commemorated at the Australian National Memorial, in remembrance of the Australians who fought during the First World War.

This year, the ceremony was led by Sir Peter Cosgrove, Governor General of Australia, accompanied by Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Defence for France, in the presence of local elected councillors, including the President of the Somme, Laurent Somon.

Take a look at the photographs of this moving service

Copyright : Philippe Sergeant - Cd80

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Photos of ANZAC Day 2016

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is responsible for the commemoration of almost 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who gave their lives in the two World Wars. In commemoration of the Battle of the Somme which lasted a total of 141 days the CWGC is working in association with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Royal British Legion (RBL) to develop a programme of events across the 141Days.

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