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A ‘sacrifice’ that must not be forgotten
The public can now apply for tickets to attend Somme centenary commemorations in Thiepval, in France, next year.  The ballot will be open until 18 November, the day the battle ended in 1916.
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DCMS:  Public ballot for Somme commemorations opens

The Battle of the Somme - Imperial War Museum

CLG:  First World War heroes commemorated as Britain remembers Battle of Loos

Unite:  Scandal of war graves’ staff facing £6,000-a-year pensions’ loss

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