Tank Memorial Ypres Salient (Annual Ceremony 2010)

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  1. The TMYS annual remembrance ceremony will take place at the
    Tank Memorial Ypres Salient itself in Poelkapelle, Belgium at 11.00hrs on Saturday June 5th 2010.
    This years ceremony will commemorate the June 7th 1917 Battle of Messines, when British tanks were used successfully for the first time in the Ypres Salient during the Great War. The same date will also see a special 20.00hrs Last Post ceremony dedicated to the TMYS amongst others under the famous Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing.
    Link; http://www.lastpost.be/en/x/675
    Sunday morning will again see Johan guide tank action battlefield tours on the Messines Ridge itself.
    *Details to be applied once fully known on the TMYS web site.
    The RTR and it's Associations are all invited and we look forward to as many RTRA Standards and members as possible attending both ceremonies on Saturday June 5th.

    For more information, please see the TMYS web site at www.tankmemorial.vpweb.co.uk and the RTR Regimental web site at www.royaltankregiment.com

    All local accommodation can be found here;

    The TMYS Committee again look forward to seeing old and new friends together on the day.

    Best wishes

    Chris Lock