Article: Flanders memorials to commemorate Irish soldiers killed in 1917

Posted on centenarynews.com on 13 February 2017
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Memorials to be erected in Belgium this year to remember Irishmen who died during the battles of 1917 include a tribute to Major Willie Redmond, reports The Irish Times.

A monument has been commissioned to the nationalist politician and soldier being carried from the Messines battlefield by stretcher-bearer John Meeke, an Ulster protestant.

There are also plans to commemorate Irish soldiers who fought at the Battle of Passchendaele - Read the full story in The Irish Times.

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