Please find below some pictures of the service of dedication of the Welsh Memorial in Flanders on Saturday, August, 16th, 2014 at Langemark. The new monument is situated along the road from Pilkem to Langemark.
Address by mayor Alain Wyffels of Langemark-Poelkapelle.
Welsh coordinator Peter Carter Jones and Erwin Ureel, Flemisch coordinator.
Accounts of Welsh soldiers by Gwydion Rhys (Llanllechid) and Joe Lewis (Neath).
Ceremonial placing of soil gathered from the summits of Snowdon Pen Y Fan and Yr Ysgwrn, home of Ells Humprey Evans, the poet 'Hedd Wyn'.
Loweing of the Welsh flag.
The Last Post
'Kohima Epitaph' by Simon Weston OBE
Song 'Dweud Wrth Fy Nhad' by Rhys Meirion.
Address by Dr Andrew Murriosn MP, the Prime Minister's Special Representative for the Centenary Commemoration of the First World War,
Geert Bourgeois, Minister-President of Flanders,
and by the Rt. Hon. Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales.
Unveiling of the monument.
Laying of wreaths by special guests and members of the public.
Unveiling of a special memorial stone.
And finally the national anthems.
The memorial plaque for Hedd Wyn which is nearby.
And a visit to Artillery Wood Cemetery
and the grave of Ellis Humprey Evans.
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