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Two blind veterans give their accounts of the unveiling of the Menin Gate in 1927


First World War blind veterans, Frederick Richardson and Henry Gransby were among the many ex-soldiers who gathered in Flanders on 24 July 1927.

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Annual Parade and Service, Harrogate


On Sunday 10th September 2017 at 3pm the Annual Parade and Service will be held at Stonefall Cemetery, Harrogate to commemorate the young airmen wh ...

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Press Releases

Press Releases

'He is not missing, he is here'. Commonwealth War Graves Commission to mark 90th anniversary of the unveiling of the CWGC Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial


The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) will mark the 90th anniversary of the Menin Gate’s unveiling and dedication with a special ...

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