Special Last Post Anzac Day - Ieper - 25/04/2008
Hieronder een aantal foto's van de speciale Last
Post n.a.v. Anzac Day op vrijdag 25 april 2008 om 11.15
uur aan de Menenpoort
Please find below a series of photographs of the Last
Post ceremony on Friday, April, 25th, 2008, at 11.15 AM
at the Menin
Gate at Ieper at the occasion of Anzac Day 2008.
The 'Scherminkel'-harmony ot the Ypres Sint-Vincent college
parades towards the market square of the town of Ypres.
At the left: Ivan Sinnaeve, alias 'Schrapnel Charlie'
Arrival of the buglers.
Address by Jacky Platteeuw, member of the Last Post Association
and by Benoit Mottrie, chairman of the Last Post Association.
At the right: Guy Gruwez, honorary chairman of the Last Post
Association and Frans Lignel, elderman of the city of Ieper.
Prayers by the several churches
Thank you men for being there every single day !
The Last Post
Followed by the Exhortation
and a lament.
Laying of the wreaths by burgomaster Luc Dehaene (middle)
and the Ambassadors of New Zealand (left) and Australia (right).
and by the military attachés.
By mister Peter Bos, Councillor of Hamilton, New Zealand.
The choir of St Andrew's Cathedral School
by some exhange students
and members of the public.
Followed by the national anthems of New Zealand and Australia.
The Ambassadors thank the buglers.
Marching back towards the market square
At the right first olderman Franky Bryon (left), first elderman
of Zonnebeke and Francis Claeys, secretary of Zonnebeke
Parade towards the memorial
in remembrance of the victims of Ieper (WW I and WW II).
Laying of wreaths by the Ambassadors.
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