28 November 2017
Menin Gate Lions return to Australia after seven months in Ieper
The famous Menin Gate Lions were officially handed back to Australia at a special Last Post ceremony yesterday, after resuming guard at their former home in Ieper for this year’s centenary commemorations.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is seeking to reunite the family of a First World War naval veteran with his medal after it was left at CWGC’s Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.
Visitors are invited to attend a special ceremony at Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol, to mark the completion of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s (CWGC) restoration work to preserve grave markers and memorials to the war dead.