Last Post




Je was erbij / You were there


Last Post - Ieper - 11/11/2007

Hieronder een aantal foto's van de Last Post op zondag 11 november 2007 aan de Menenpoort te Ieper. De Last Post wordt op Wapenstilstand gespeeld, de 11 dag van de 11 maand.

Please find below a few photographs of the Last Post ceremony on Sunday, Novmber, 11th, 2007, Armistice Day, at the Menin Gate at Ieper.

Arrival of the bands.

And other groups.

The buglers and the Ieper fire brigade.

At the right: Peter Slosse, head of the tourist office at Ieper, is master of ceremony.

Inspection of the troups by mayor Luc Dehaene, governor Paul Breyne and the commanders Jan Devos and Pol Vanden Berghe.

Address by Mr. Benoit Mottrie, chairman of the Last Post Association.

At the right: governor Paul Breyne (left) and Luc Dehaene, mayor of the city of Ieper.

Left: the Ambassadores of New Zealand and Australia. At the right: Mr. Guy Gruwez, honorary chairman of the Last Post Association.

Details of the buglers who sounded the Last Post for the 27.200 time this day.

Prayers are said.

The Last Post for the fallen who have no known grave.

The Exhortation followed by the poem 'In Flanders Fields' by minister Jim Prentice of Canada.

At the left: the Ambassador of Canada.

A lament is played.

And then the wreath laying could start.

At the left: members of the OPCW, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, who celebrated their 10th anniversary with a meeting at Ieper.

After the official guests, everyone could lay a wreath.

Poppies came down.

The Reveille.

And finally the national anthems of Great Britain and Belgium.

Deze rubriek staat open voor iedereen. 
Ook jij kunt foto's doorsturen voor de rubriek "Je was er bij". Ons adres:

Everyone can send pictures for these pages "You were there". Our address: