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Ceremonies mark 100 years since Passchendaele - Toronto Star;

Ceremonies mark 100 years since Passchendaele - Toronto Star

Toronto StarCeremonies mark 100 years since PasschendaeleToronto StarMore than half a million Allied and German troops were killed or wounded in a battle that has come to be synonymous with the futility of war. A photo of "Pte Harold Baker of the 1st Staffordshire Regiment" is staked in place with a cross and poppy ...and more »

Battle of Passchendaele: Royalty, relatives commemorate 100-year anniversary in Belgium - ABC Online;

Battle of Passchendaele: Royalty, relatives commemorate 100-year anniversary in Belgium - ABC Online

ABC OnlineBattle of Passchendaele: Royalty, relatives commemorate 100-year anniversary in BelgiumABC OnlineRelatives read letters and diary excerpts from soldiers who died in the World War I battle of Passchendaele when they gathered for a ceremony to mark 100 years since the start of one of the war's bloodiest offensives. Politicians and royalty joined ...and more »

July 31, 2017 - VOA Learning English;

July 31, 2017 - VOA Learning English

VOA Learning EnglishJuly 31, 2017VOA Learning EnglishIrish Guards march at the Tyne Cot cemetery ahead of a commemoration to mark the centenary of Passchendaele, The Third Battle of Ypres, in Zonnebeke, Belgium. A humpead wrasse, transported from Japan's southern island of Okinawa,. 2.and more »

Century-old battle in Belgium sums up horrors of First World War - CTV News;

Century-old battle in Belgium sums up horrors of First World War - CTV News

CTV NewsCentury-old battle in Belgium sums up horrors of First World WarCTV NewsYPRES, Belgium -- Dismembered soldiers sucked into cesspools of mud. Shattered tree trunks and the waft of poison gas hovering over the wounded who were awaiting their fates on the scarred soil of Flanders Fields. The Third Battle of Ypres, fought in ...and more »

Tweet - Calcutta Telegraph;

Tweet - Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta TelegraphTweetCalcutta TelegraphIndian soldiers who fought as part of the British Army in 1917 were among the thousands remembered at a ceremony in Belgium on Monday to mark 100 years since the start of the Battle of Passchendaele, one of the most terrible slaughters of the First ...and more »

My distant cousin died in the hell of Passchendaele, but has no grave - JOHN INGHAM - Express.co.uk;

My distant cousin died in the hell of Passchendaele, but has no grave - JOHN INGHAM - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukMy distant cousin died in the hell of Passchendaele, but has no grave - JOHN INGHAMExpress.co.ukAS A mark of remembrance, it's not much, just a surname with an initial carved into a panel of Portland stone that stands in a corner of a foreign field. By John Ingham. PUBLISHED: 22:09, Mon, Jul 31, 2017 | UPDATED: 22:27, Mon, Jul 31, 2017 ...and more »

Former foes mark Passchendaele on centenary of bloody WWI battle - Radio Canada International;

Former foes mark Passchendaele on centenary of bloody WWI battle - Radio Canada International

Radio Canada InternationalFormer foes mark Passchendaele on centenary of bloody WWI battleRadio Canada InternationalRepresentatives of the British and Belgian royal families, Germany's foreign minister and descendants of some of those who died in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles gathered Monday in western Belgium to mark the centenary of the Third ...and more »

Cut-out poppies to remember fallen Passchendaele soldiers - The Straits Times;

Cut-out poppies to remember fallen Passchendaele soldiers - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesCut-out poppies to remember fallen Passchendaele soldiersThe Straits TimesCut-out poppies with messages dedicated to the soldiers who fell during World War I written on them, on the lawn at the Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Zonnebeke, Belgium. It is as part of a series of commemorations for the 100th ...and more »

Fallen of the battle of Passchendaele commemorated by the Royal British Legion - Gazette Live;

Fallen of the battle of Passchendaele commemorated by the Royal British Legion - Gazette Live

Gazette LiveFallen of the battle of Passchendaele commemorated by the Royal British LegionGazette LiveEnter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Passchendaele Service at Billingham Cenotaph (Image: Claire Stough). Share; Comments. Get daily updates directly to ...and more »

Ceremonies mark centenary of First World War battle that left half a million dead - ITV News;

Ceremonies mark centenary of First World War battle that left half a million dead - ITV News

ITV NewsCeremonies mark centenary of First World War battle that left half a million deadITV NewsIt was one of the bloodiest campaigns of the first world war. 100 years ago, the Battle of Passchendaele began. By the time it ended three months later, half a million men had been killed, wounded or had gone missing. Today, people have gathered at ...and more »

Families from the North West travel to Belgium for Passchendaele Commemorations - ITV News;

Families from the North West travel to Belgium for Passchendaele Commemorations - ITV News

ITV NewsFamilies from the North West travel to Belgium for Passchendaele CommemorationsITV NewsFamilies from the North West joined thousands of others in Belgium today to remember those men who fell in the battle of Passchendaele 100 years ago. Prince Charles spoke of the sacrifice the men made as he described 'the mud that weighed down the ...and more »

Crewe falls silent to remember Passchendaele fallen - Crewe Guardian;

Crewe falls silent to remember Passchendaele fallen - Crewe Guardian

Crewe GuardianCrewe falls silent to remember Passchendaele fallenCrewe GuardianCREWE fell silent to remember those who lost their lives during the Battle of Passchendaele, which began 100 years ago today. Members of Crewe Town Council and the town's branch of the Royal British Legion paid tribute to the 53 men from Crewe who ...and more »

A 'senseless' campaign that led nowhere - Yorkshire Post;

A 'senseless' campaign that led nowhere - Yorkshire Post

Yorkshire PostA 'senseless' campaign that led nowhereYorkshire PostThe Battle of Passchendaele left hundreds of thousands of men dead and wounded, yet failed to achieve any significant military objective. Rain turned the battlefield into an unnavigable mud pit as the fighting wore on for 100 days, well into the autumn.and more »

PICTURES: Marlow turns out to remember fallen soldiers at Battle of Ypres commemoration - Bucks Free Press;

PICTURES: Marlow turns out to remember fallen soldiers at Battle of Ypres commemoration - Bucks Free Press

Bucks Free PressPICTURES: Marlow turns out to remember fallen soldiers at Battle of Ypres commemorationBucks Free PressThe story of the Third Battle of Ypres - known as Passchendaele - was told to Marlow residents on Sunday at a poignant commemoration ceremony. The Marlow Remembers WWI Association, together with the Marlow Society, staged a free display to ...and more »

A Time to Remember: Perthshire honours heroes of Passchendaele - Scottish Daily Record;

A Time to Remember: Perthshire honours heroes of Passchendaele - Scottish Daily Record

Scottish Daily RecordA Time to Remember: Perthshire honours heroes of PasschendaeleScottish Daily RecordThe 100-year commemoration of the Battle of Passchendaele was marked in Scotland with a poignant parade and service in Crieff on Sunday. The national event, which launched the wider 'Crieff Remembers' fortnight and was supported by Armed Forces ...and more »

Remembering Passchendaele: Three months of unspeakable suffering - Falkirk Herald;

Remembering Passchendaele: Three months of unspeakable suffering - Falkirk Herald

Falkirk HeraldRemembering Passchendaele: Three months of unspeakable sufferingFalkirk HeraldOf the many beautiful cemeteries looked after around the world by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the largest lies on the side of a gentle hill in Belgium. The bodies of nearly 12,000 men lie in Tyne Cot Cemetery, most of them unidentified.and more »

PICTURES: Dozens turn out to remember Battle of Passchendaele fallen at Flackwell Heath Royal British Legion - Bucks Free Press;

PICTURES: Dozens turn out to remember Battle of Passchendaele fallen at Flackwell Heath Royal British Legion - Bucks Free Press

Bucks Free PressPICTURES: Dozens turn out to remember Battle of Passchendaele fallen at Flackwell Heath Royal British LegionBucks Free PressDozens of people turned out to remember fallen soldiers at a poignant Battle of Passchendaele service in Flackwell Heath at the weekend. Around 80 people, including ex-service personnell, paid their respects at the service, which was held at the ...and more »

Veterans and residents commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Passchendaele - Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Veterans and residents commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of PasschendaeleClacton and Frinton GazetteMORE than 100 people turned out to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Passchendaele on Clacton seafront. The moving service was conducted by the Rev David Lower at the town's War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens ...and more »

Remembering the Scots lawyers who died at Passchendaele - Scottish Legal News

Remembering the Scots lawyers who died at PasschendaeleScottish Legal NewsToday marks 100 years since the commencement of the Battle of Passchendaele, otherwise known as the Third Battle of Ypres. Solicitor Gillian Mawdsley remembers three Scots lawyers who died in the fighting. For some, the name of Passchendaele alone ...and more »

Flackwell Heath ceremony marks centenary of Battle of Passchendaele - Maidenhead Advertiser;

Flackwell Heath ceremony marks centenary of Battle of Passchendaele - Maidenhead Advertiser

Maidenhead AdvertiserFlackwell Heath ceremony marks centenary of Battle of PasschendaeleMaidenhead AdvertiserA poignant ceremony marking the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele brought Common Road in Flackwell Heath to silence yesterday (Sunday). Held by the Flackwell Heath branch of the Royal British Legion, ex-servicemen were among the participants ...and more »