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Ginchy Telegraph Drumhead Service


Drumhead service attended by the Mayor of Ginchy and Mayor of Guillemont

On the battlefield serving soldiers created their church alter using the drums from the military band. Here the Association recreate the tradition using the drums of the London Irish Band. During the ceremony the mayoress of Ginchy stressed that it was important for the youth of France to never forget the devastation of war and to honour those who had fought to relieve their homes in 1916.

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