wfa arras Aug 2014

This is the first report on the series of events that were included in the programme undertaken by the WFA to commemorate the movement of the British Expeditionary Force to France in 1914.

Events were held in the South of England, and in Amiens and Arras in France.

Simon Gregor has produced a superb photo record of the commemorations, and these are shown below.

 You can view the photo-record in a series of slideshows below.

Note: to view the slideshows at full size, press the "expand" icon to enlarge; press "Esc" on your keyboard to return to the website.

The first series of photographs show the events held in a wet London on 10 August 2014.

 This second slideshow shows the commemorations held on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 in southern England.

This third series shows the service at Amiens-Glisy Airport, Glisy, France on 13 August 2014

 The final album shows slides of the WFA's Service of Remembrance at the CWGC's Faubourgd'Amiens cemetery, Arras later on 13 August 2014.

 

All images © WFA/Simon Gregor 2014. Please contact the WFA's Digital Editor for reuse.

 

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