OTTAWA, May 24, 2016 /CNW/ - July 1, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel. The Government of Canada will mark this anniversary with a signature commemorative ceremony at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, in France.
Canadian media interested in attending this commemorative ceremony must register before Friday, May 27, 2016. Accreditation will be required to access the site.
To obtain a registration form, please email Marc.Lescoutre@vac-acc.gc.ca.
SOURCE Veterans Affairs Canada
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