RBL Ticehurst Pilgrimage

Last Post Menin Gate

BATTLEFIELD PILGRIMAGE

Thursday 9th May 2019

Pay tribute to the men from Ticehurst and Wadhurst who fell in the Great War 1914 – 1918.

Cost £85.00

Visit the graves of some of those named on our war memorials. See where the Royal Sussex Regiment fought. Take part in a ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial, where a wreath will be laid in memory of our fallen, with our Legion Standard on parade.

This is a one day tour, leaving Ticehurst at about 6:00 am and returning by about 11:30pm. On our way to Ypres we will visit a number of places of interest, including the graves of some of the men whose names are on our War Memorials and other notable landmarks and battlefields.

Proposed Programme for the day

06:00 – Pick up opposite Bell Inn Ticehurst TN5 7AS

06:15 – Pick up Goudhurst

08:25 – Crossing via P&O Ferry

Ceremony at Le Touret Cemetery

Walk in the footsteps of The Royal Sussex along the Cinder Track

Visit the Indian Memorial at Neuve Chapelle

Pool of Peace at Messines Ridge

Vlamertinge New Military Cemetery – Major Adrian Drewe

Trenches and Museum at Sanctuary Wood

Supper in the Les Halles Restaurant Ypres

20:00 – Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate

22:50 – Crossing via Eurotunnel

23:45 – Return Ticehurst

View some images from the Goudhurst & Kilndown tour on Flickr: click

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