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.
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.