100th anniversary of Battle of Amiens – Visit to Beaumont-Hamel

August 5, 2018

August 8, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Amiens and the beginning of Canada’s Hundred Days. A Canadian delegation, led by the Minister of Veterans Affairs, headed to France to mark the Battle of Amiens at two remembrance ceremonies—one at Le Quesnel Canadian War Memorial and the other at the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Amiens. Before attending these ceremonies, the delegation visited the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.

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