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

Relatives 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 - Voice of America

1 Irish 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,.and more »

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

Dozens of people turned out to remember fallen soldiers at a poignant Battle of Passchendaele service in Flackwell Heath at the weekend. 0 comment. Around 80 people, including ex-service personnell, paid their respects at the service, which was held at ...and more »

Battle of Passchendaele: Soldier's bravery inspired daughter to sell poppies - Coventry Telegraph

The Coventry organiser for the Royal British Legion explained the personal reasons behind her dedication to the charity. Margaret Batten, who is 76 years old, has been tirelessly selling poppies in Coventry for almost half a century. She is inspired to ...and more »

Prince Charles hails courage of soldiers at Passchendaele memorial service - Express.co.uk

Smartly dressed, reverential, the relatives of the fallen sat in military rows to join Prince Charles and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to mark the centenary of the launch of the bloodbath east of Ypres which became known as Passchendaele. By the ...and more »

Cheltenham remembers the dead of Passchendaele - Gloucestershire Live

The hundreds of thousands of men who died and the many more wounded in one of the most horrific battles of the First World War were remembered in Cheltenham today. Councillor Bernie Fisher, deputy Mayor of Cheltenham, arrives through the standards.and more »

Royal family of England remembers Indian soldiers among World War I martyrs, see pics - Financial Express

July 31 marked the 100th anniversary of the bloodiest battles of World War I, the Battle of Passchendaele. Indian soldiers who fought as part of the British Army during the Raj in the year 1917 were among thousands of martyrs who were remembered at the ...and more »

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

By Levon Sevunts | english@rcinet.ca. Monday 31 July, 2017 , 0 Comments ↓ · Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WeChat Email Print · Share. Representatives of the British and Belgian royal families, Germany's foreign minister and descendants of some of ...and more »

Heroes in the mud 100 years on - photos from the Battle of Passchendaele are restored to colour - Mirror.co.uk

Photos of soldiers laughing and joking during the Battle of Passchendaele are restored into colour to commemorate one of the First World War's most horrific conflicts. Share. By. Mirror.co.uk. 08:05, 1 AUG 2017; Updated 16:14, 1 AUG 2017. Soldiers from ...and more »

Third Battle of Ypres centenary: Remembering Romford and Rainham soldiers killed in campaign - Romford Recorder

Battle of Menin Road. 'Australian wounded on the Menin Road, near Birr Cross Road on September 20th, 1917.' Picture: State Library of New South Wales/Wikimedia Commons. Archant. “I died in hell – (They called it Passchendaele).” Share article from ...and more »