Archive for the tag 'Commemoration'

Arundel took part in the ‘There but not there’ national commemorative  project by installing 93 silhouettes representing Arundel’s ‘Roll of Honour’.

The project’s aims were simple:
Commemorate those who died in the First World War through installations of silhouettes and Tommies wherever there is a Roll of Honour.
To Educate all generations, particularly today’s younger generation, born nearly 100 years after [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 21st 2019

It is my turn at Vision & Verb today.  I am reflecting on the upcoming anniversary of  WW1 and the series of events that are planned to commemorate the occasion.

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 23rd 2014

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 7th 2014

Earlier this month saw the commencement of DNA testing on the remains of hundreds of Australian and British WW1 Soldiers whose remains were discovered last year in mass graves at Fromells.
The testing program sets out to identify the individuals that have been killed in combat and will be the largest undertaking of this kind to [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 26th 2009

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) have set up a new website that explains a current project, which sets out to move the remains of more than 600 casualties from Pheasant Wood to new military cemetery at Fromelles for their reburial.
In May 2008, after several years of painstaking research and investigation, five burial pits dating [...]

9 Comments CherryPie on Jun 5th 2009