St Symphorien Military Cemetery, Belgium, courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

'The Sunday Times' reports UK may begin Centenary commemorations in cemetery with equal numbers of British and German war dead

Posted on centenarynews.com on 01 May 2013
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Nicholas Hellen of The Sunday Times reports that Britain may mark the beginning of the Centenary of the First World War with a service at a Belgian war cemetery with equal numbers of British and German war dead.

A document prepared for a government advisory body, dated March 20th 2013, sourced by The Sunday Times, reportedly states that the British Government will begin commemorations for the Centenary of the First World War in 2014 with an event at St Symphorien Military Cememtery, near Mons, Belgium.

To read an excerpt of the article, visit The Sunday Times website here.

Date of article publication: 28/04/2013

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News

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