Public Service Announcement - Mandatory registration for Canadians attending 100th anniversary of Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel Ceremony in France, July 1, 2016

OTTAWA, April 21, 2016 /CNW/ - All Canadians interested in attending the 100th anniversary ceremony at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial in France on July 1, 2016 must register online. You must register no later than May 31, 2016.

Registration for this event is mandatory. If you do not register in advance, you will be denied access to the ceremony. Participants will need to provide proof of registration on the day of the ceremony.

To register, please follow the important instructions found at:

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SOURCE Veterans Affairs Canada

For further information: Media inquiries: Media Relations, Veterans Affairs Canada, 613-992-7468


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