25 April 2017
First ANZAC event at CWGC site in Madagascar
Services are being held at CWGC sites around the world this week to mark ANZAC Day but, for the first time in living memory, there will be a ceremony in a remote and picturesque corner of the Indian Ocean.
Nearly half a million people visited the CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial to view the iconic sculpture Poppies: Wave, as it was fixed to a monument dedicated to remembering the war dead of the two world wars for the first time. Many visitors left special messages on the Commission’s Time To Remember wall. Here is a selection of the moving posts.
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?