25 April 2017
Lions stand proud again at CWGC Menin Gate
The famous Menin Gate stone lions were unveiled as they resumed guard at their former home in Ieper ahead of this week’s ANZAC Day services.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is helping those who cannot make the annual pilgrimage to Normandy to pay tribute to the Second World War dead. Every year veterans and relatives return to CWGC’s cemeteries in France to remember those killed on D-Day and the pivotal battles of 1944. In today’s unique circumstances tributes will instead be laid by our gardeners on behalf of those who cannot travel.
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