Events – Some 2018 Commemorative events for your diary

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2018 will see a number of commemorations take place mostly relating to significant events that occurred in the final year of the First World War. I will write about each of these in this blog in due course.

April
– 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Villers Bretonneux (Tuesday 24 April 2018)

May
– The 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic (Sunday 6 May 2018)

July
– 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Hamel (Saturday 7 July 2018)

August
– 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Amiens (Wednesday 8 August 2018)
– 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Mont St Quentin (Friday 31 August 2018)

November
– 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice with Remembrance Day commemorations throughout Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and United States (Sunday 11 November 2018)

You can find out more information below:

http://www.defence.gov.au/events/centenaryofanzac/ProgramOfEvents.asp

http://www.britishlegion.org.uk/remembrance/ww1-centenary/

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/world-war-commemorations

https://ww100.govt.nz/national-ceremonies

http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/

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