Monthly Archives: May 2014

War Horse screening marks Centenary at National Memorial Arboretum

An outdoor screening of Stephen Spielberg’s film War Horse will be held at the National Memorial Arboretum on 22 July as part of the centre’s commemorations of the Centenary of the First World War. The event follows the recent visit … Continue reading

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Duke of Kent visits CWGC sites in Bulgaria

HRH the Duke of Kent, president of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), visited Bulgaria recently to attend a ceremony to remember the fallen of the First World War. The Duke travelled to CWGC sites in Sofia and Plovdiv and said: … Continue reading

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to attend WW1 remembrance event in Belgium

Buckingham Palace has announced the role members of the British Royal Family are taking in commemorating the Centenary of the First World War in 2014. HRH The Duke of Cambridge, accompanied by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, will attend a … Continue reading

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WW1 memorial plaque found in Liverpool garden

A First World War memorial plaque has been unearthed in a garden in Liverpool. The plaque was formerly in St Peter’s Church in the Toxteth area of the city and was found in the garden of its former caretaker. Several … Continue reading

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Berkshire VC winner to have Reading statue

A statue to commemorate a VC winning British cavalryman is to be erected in the centre of Reading, Berkshire. It will depict trooper Fred Potts of the Berkshire Yeomanry dragging a wounded comrade, trooper Arthur Andrews, to safety on a … Continue reading

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