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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 charity ...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 »

'They died in hell, they called it Passchendaele' Commemorations begin to mark centenary of notorious WWI battle - Scottish Daily Record

Soldiers who fought at the Battle of Passchendaele were remembered yesterday as commemorations began to mark its centenary. Thousands of people attended a parade and service in Crieff, Perthshire, to mark the World War I campaign, which cost the lives ...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. Around 80 people, including ex-service personnell, paid their respects at the service, which was held 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,. 2 A humpead ...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 »

Thousands gather in Belgium for Passchendaele Commemorations - ITV News

People from across the North West are gathering in Belgium for the official commemoration service for the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. One hundred years ago today thousands of troops left their trenches to attack the heavily fortified ...and more »