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