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Webmatters : Lochnagar Mine: Service of Remembrance 1st July 2011
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The 95th Anniversary

Commemoration Service

Each year at 0730 hours the Friends of Lochnagar hold a short service of remembrance up at the cross.

Here are a few photos from the service in 2011 which unlike last year was clear and sunny.

Soldiers of the 120e RI de Peronne The commemoration begins Ian Alexander of the Somme Battlefield Pipe Band The Lochnagar Crater Listening to the speeches Dedicating the new cross Richard Dunning lays the first wreath Mick Fellows reads one of his father's poems A new wave of veterans Always a great mix of ages Members of 14-18 en Somme Cadets from CLWYD The Last Post The traditional throwing of poppy petals Everybody gets a go It helps if the wind is not against you The circle for reconciliation The Basilica of Albert in the background Carvings on the new cross Over for another year

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