EU Council attend Last Post ceremony at Menin Gate
27 June 2014
Council met in Ieper on 26 June. As part of the event, twenty eight
heads of Government from across Europe also attended a special Last
Post ceremony at the Menin Gate, and unveiled a new 'peace bench'
in the garden adjacent to the gate.
The peace bench was specially designed for the event, and the
copper banding encircling the bench was crafted by CWGC craftsmen.
The banding has cut-outs of the word 'peace' in a range of European
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