Ceremony / Plechtigheid
- Langemark - 28/06/2009
Hieronder een aantal foto's van een plechtigheid
op de Duitse
militaire begraafplaats te Langemark op zondag 28 juni 2009.
find below some photographs of a special ceremony which took place at the German
military cemetery at Langemark on Sunday, June, 28th, 2009.
took place at Langemark German Cemetery in a special ceremony with accompanying
Irish Regimental pipers when the Connaught Rangers Association and Ulster Defence
Regiment Home Counties Association paid tribute to the sacrifice of German soldiers
by the laying of wreathes for those soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice for
This event was unique in historical terms as both the associations
from both Northern and Southern Ireland along with ex Police Officers and members
of the Rhodesian Light Infantry came together for first time in history in a spirit
of reconciliation to remember all those who took part in the Great War regardless
of national affiliations. To this end they also marked the sacrifice of the Belgian,
South African, Canadian, Australian, French, British and Irish nations at a number
of ceremonies at places of special remembrance to each nation.
to Dominique Bascour for the pictures.
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