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Centenary of Passchendaele – The Third Battle of Ypres

Remembering those that served 100 years ago during the First World War.

Passchendaele descendants

This weekend thousands will gather in Belgium to mark the Centenary of Passchendaele – the Third Battle of Ypres, which took place during the First World War 100 years ago. You can find out more about these events and our commemoration plans on the official Passchendaele100 website.

Centenary of Passchendaele

Get involved on social media

You can also take part in the Commemorations through social media by:

  • Sharing messages of remembrance alongside the #Passchendaele100 hashtag.

  • Exploring our map to discover a range of Passchendaele personal stories of those that served, representing nations and regions across the UK.

  • Researching and sharing your First World War personal stories and local histories alongside #Passchendaele100 hashtag on Facebook and Twitter.

Published 28 July 2017