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Annual Remembrance Service to be Held in CWGC in Addis

The annual Remembrance Day Service will be held in Commonwealth War Grave Cemetery in Addis Ababa on Sunday 09 November 2014 at 1030hrs.

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Ambassadors of many countries accredited in Addis Ababa, accompanied by their Military Attaches, will attend the ceremony and lay wreaths at the Cemetery. Senior Ethiopian military personnel will also attend the ceremony and lay wreaths.

A short religious service will be conducted, led by Grant LeMarquand, Anglican Bishop for The Horn of Africa.

The Commonwealth Remembrance Day Service is held annually around the world to commemorate the lives of all the servicemen who died during the two World Wars and in the subsquent wars and conflicts..

Please see the link for a map to the Ceremony. Please be aware that there are roadworks in the area, so you may wish to allow a little extra time for travel. There is no parking ground inside the Cemetry.

Published 29 October 2014