In Centenary Commemorations, Commonwealth, World War 1, Ypres
2017 sees a number of events concerning the 100th anniversaries of the Great War. A ceremony will be held at Vimy Ridge by the Canadian Authorities on the 9th of April. We are awaiting information currently as to who will be allowed to attend, means of transport etc and will post again when details are known. On the 30th and 31st of July HM Government will host events commemorating the opening of the Battle of Passchendaele (or the Third Battle of Ypres). Again we are awaiting information. On the 26th September the Australian Authorities will host a dawn service in the Ypres area. We shall again post on our web site when details are known. There may well be other commemorations planned, such as Bullecourt and the Battle of Messines, and we shall keep you updated as details are released.
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