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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.

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Sunday 19 November will mark the 75th anniversary of a daring airborne raid. Codenamed ‘Operation Freshman’, the raid was an unsuccessful attempt to destroy the hydroelectric power station vital for German atomic research. The CWGC commemorates those who died and last month, HRH The Duke of Kent visited CWGC cemeteries in Oslo and Stavanger to pay his respects ahead of the anniversary. Here is more about the raid and the stories of some of the men who lost their lives.

Monday 20 November marks 100 years since the Battle of Cambrai began in 1917. Here are 9 facts about the battle.

By the end of the Battle of Cambrai in early December 1917, more than 80,000 servicemen on both sides were wounded, missing, or killed. The CWGC commemorates in France more than 12,000 British and Commonwealth servicemen who died during the 17 days of the battle. Their graves can be found at sites across the former Cambrai battlefields and further afield.