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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Prince Charles hails courage of soldiers at Passchendaele memorial service -

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 »

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

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. 08:05, 1 AUG 2017; Updated 16:14, 1 AUG 2017. Soldiers from ...and more »

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

The 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 »

Charles salutes 'silent witnesses of war': Prince of Wales echoes his great grandfather George V with tribute to ... - Daily Mail

Prince Charles paid tribute yesterday to the British and Allied soldiers who fought at Passchendaele on the centenary of the day the battle began. More than 320,000 Allied forces had been killed, wounded or gone missing by the end of the three-month ...and more »

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

By Levon Sevunts | Monday 31 July, 2017 , No 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 ...and more »

Moving service commemorates centenary of start of bloody Battle of Passchendaele - Leicester Mercury

A half-muffled quarter peel of Leicester Cathedral's bells ushered in a poignant tribute in music, words and prayers for a service commemorating the centenary of the start of the bloody battle of Passchendaele. One hundred years ago yesterday, Allied ...and more »