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Ring of Remembrance / Anneau de la Memoire
Ring of Remembrance. The Anneau de la Mémoire is officially known as Mémorial International Notre-Dame-de-Lorette.
Ring of Remembrance was built to commemorate the Centenary of the Great War.
It was opened in November 2014, in Northern France.
April 9th 2017 is the hundredth anniversary of The Battle of Arras.
The Ring of Memory features the names of all 159,00 British soldiers killed at The Battle of Arras.
64,000 Scottish soldiers were killed at The Battle of Arras.
The Battle of Arras was on the same scale as The Battle of The Somme; but is less well known.
The Ring of Remembrance is the only WWI memorial to commemorate soldiers of all nationalities.
It features the names of all British soldiers killed in Northern France in World War One (1914-1918).
The memorial includes the names of soldiers who have no known resting place.
500 sheets of bronzed stainless steel list the names of 579,606 soldiers.
Their names are engraved in alphabetical order; representing an open book; or a circle of memory.
The Ring of Remembrance; or Anneau de la Mémoire. Located beside the French National War Cemetary at Notre-Dame de Lorette. It is officially known as Mémorial International Notre-Dame-de-Lorette.
The Ring symbolises the fragility of Peace. It rests mainly on the ground, with one section suspended in the air.
Silhouette of WW1 soldier superimposed on the Ring of Remembrance. Bronze panels are engraved in alphabetical order. The panels list all the soldiers who died on the battlefields of Pas-de-Calais, France, during WWI.
All the soldiers names are individually listed, even if they have identical name to other soldiers.
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