RBL Ticehurst Pilgrimage

Last Post Menin Gate

BATTLEFIELD PILGRIMAGE

Thursday 9th May 2019

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

Have a look at some photos of this trip: Flickr

We visited the graves of some of those named on our war memorials, saw where the Royal Sussex Regiment fought and took part in a ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial, where a wreath was laid in memory of our fallen, with our Legion Standard on parade.

Programme for the day:

Ceremony at Le Touret Cemetery

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

Vlamertinge New Military Cemetery – Two local soldiers

Trenches and Museum at Sanctuary Wood

Supper in the Les Halles Restaurant Ypres

The Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate

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