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Wreath laying ceremony to pay respects to Lt William Malcom Chisholm KIA on 27 August 1914.

Cornish miners from Dolcoath mine in Cornwall joined the 25th Field Ambulance in 1914. They were stationed at Estaires and early in 1915 played three rugby matches there (between Cornwall and Devon men) after a local club sent out a ball. 100 years on, the great great grandson of one of these men is in Camborne Youth Band and has his bugle. He and the band will play at the graveside of Thomas Penhorwood, one of the Cornish rugby players who was killed at Aubers Ridge.

09 September 2018, 12.30pm - 2pm

Merchant Navy Day Commemorative Service and Reunion

The parade will start at 12.30pm in Muscovy Street and proceed through Trinity Square Gardens to the Merchant Navy Memorial where the annual open-air service will be held.

Considered as its "spiritual birthplace", Saint-Omer is taking part in the RAF Centenary celebrations. 20 September has been chosen as the Memorial Day, exactly 100 years after the departure of Squadron 41 from Bruyères airfield.

13 October 2018, 1:30pm

Moorseele Military Cemetery

On October 14th, 1918, Moorsele and Gullegem were liberated by the 15th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles / Irish 36th (Ulster) Division. The municipality of Wevelgem in collaboration with the Historical societies of Wevelgem and Gullegem is planning to commemorate the 100 years of Liberation of Wevelgem and the end of the Great War, at 14:00 on Saturday 13 October 2018 at Moorseele Military Cemetery.

The Historical Societies Dadingisila Dadizele, De Meiboom Gullegem en Wibilinga Wevelgem will commemorate the liberation of the region on October 14th, 1918 by the 36th (Ulster) Division and the end of the Great War. This commemoration with the approval of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, will take place on Sunday, October 14th, 2018, 15.00 Hour at the Dadizeele New British Cemetery, Beselarestraat, Dadizele.

09 November 2018, 10:45

Remembrance Day Service

A Remembrance Day service will take place at Maynamati War Cemetery around the Cross of Sacrifice.

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A burial service for four Canadian First World War soldiers will take place at 13:30 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Loos British Cemetery in France.

To mark the end of the First World War Centenary, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has launched its “Road to Peace” project. The project tells 120 personal stories of casualties who died during the final 100 days of the First World War, from 8 August to 11 November.

An appeal for relatives is a search to locate the next of kin for soldiers who fell in war. Could you be connected to any of these individuals?