The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Association (Newcastle Branch) Memorial Service
Wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the Northumberland Fusiliers, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Royal Fusiliers (City of London) and the Lancashire Fusiliers who fought during World War One. They are all former Regiments of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers who were amalgamated on St George's Day 23 April 1968.
After an enforced absence of more than 12 years, staff from the Commission have made a historic return to Iraq.
Today (15 June) marks 100 years since Edward Harold Brittain – the brother of writer and Voluntary Aid Detachment (V.A.D.) nurse Vera Brittain – was killed in action while serving on the Italian Front.