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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 »

My distant cousin died in Passchendaele - he will not be forgotten, says JOHN INGHAM - Express.co.uk

AS 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: 10:40, Tue, Aug 1, 2017. 0. John ...and more »

World War I, 100 Hundred Years Ago: Start of the Third Battle of Ypres, Or Battle of Passchendaele - Center for Research on Globalization

The British supremo, General Haig, thought he could take advantage of the troubles experienced by the French to try once again to achieve a decisive breakthrough of the German lines. This time he planned an offensive in the vicinity of Ypres, in the ...and more »

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

Thousands of people attended a parade and service in Crieff, Perthshire, to mark start of the bloody battle that cost lives of hundreds of thousands of soldiers. Share. By. Paul Ward. 06:00, 31 JUL 2017; Updated 07:59, 31 JUL 2017. Scotland Now. Play ...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 »

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

Representatives 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 »

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

The 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 remember 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 »

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 »