The Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium.
|.||Above = The 3 buglers who played the 'last post' at the ceremony under the Menin Gate.|
Photos of the daily service at the Menin Gate.
This service was in July 2002.
|Above and right = Terry Smith, Cambridgeshire British Legion Standard Bearer, remembering the dead during the service under the Menin Gate, July 2002.||Above = Jack Boatman, from Kimbolton, representing Cambridgeshire British Legion saying "We Shall Remember Them" at the ceremony under the Menin Gate, July 2002.|
SHALL RECEIVE A CROWN OF GLORY THAT
over internal staircase
one side of the memorial staircase is the inscription:
IN MAIOREM DEI GLORIAM
ARE RECORDED NAMES OF
AND MEN WHO FELL IN
SALIENT BUT TO WHOM
FORTUNE OF WAR DENIED
KNOWN AND HONOURED
GIVEN TO THEIR
the central arch is inscribed the words:
THE ARMIES OF THE BRITISH
WHO STOOD HERE FROM
TO 1918 AND TO THOSE OF
DEAD WHO HAVE NO
A simple ceremony takes place every evening at 8:00 when the police close the road to traffic and two or more buglers, sound the Last Post under the memorial.
The names are recorded alphabetically on each panel under Regiment and then by rank - many men that originally served in the HCB
are recorded on this memorial to the missing.
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