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07 June 2017

New Zealand marks Battle of Messines Centenary - 7 June 2017

New Zealand will be holding centenary events in Belgium to commemorate its role in the Battle of Messines, a dramatic prelude to the main Allied offensive at Ypres in 1917.

07 June 2017

UK and Ireland join in Messines Centenary remembrance

Britain and Ireland are to hold a joint tribute on 7 June 2017 to soldiers from nationalist and unionist traditions who fought side by side at the Battle of Messines 100 years

07 June 2017

NZ 'Victory Medal' in Messines for Flanders battle centenaries

A commemorative work by the sculptor Helen Pollock is being displayed in Messines for the next stage of New Zealand's First World War Centenary remembrance in Europe.

22 June 2017

Unveiling of New African & Caribbean War Memorial, London

A new memorial honouring African and Caribbean troops who fought for Britain in both World Wars will be inaugurated in London on 22 June 2017 - Windrush Day.


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