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News and Events

8,000 tickets available for public to commemorate Somme centenary

01/07/2015

The public will be invited to the Thiepval Memorial in France on 1 July 2016 to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, the United Kingdom Culture Secretary John Whittingdale announced today.  

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Events

Events

Ceremonies for the 99th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme

01/07/2015

A service of commemoration will take place at the Thiepval Memorial to mark the 99th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July. The ceremony commences at 11am local time and members of the public are welcome to attend.

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Press Releases

Press Releases

ANZAC graves restored

21/04/2015

The graves of more than 100 Australian servicemen, who died during the First World War, have been restored ahead of the Centenary of ANZAC Day by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC).

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