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Commemorations on centenary of Britain's entry into WW1

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A hundred years ago today Britain entered the First World War, with this centenary we honour those who served, we remember those who died.

I shall be speaking at a service on the foundation where I live at 10:45.

 

Britain's entry into WW1 was announced at 23:00 on 4th August 1914. 

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A hundred years ago today Britain entered the First World War, with this centenary we honour those who served, we remember those who died.

I shall be speaking at a service on the foundation where I live at 10:45.

 

Britain's entry into WW1 was announced at 23:00 on 4th August 1914. 

 

Hi, ncn, I hope that your speaking engagement goes well.  It's good to honor them.

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This evening inspired by the words of wartime Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey, 

who said on the eve of WW1,  "The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime"

 

Tonight, throughout the country people will turn down their lights or turn them off between 22:00 and 23:00 and place a candle in their windows.

 

A mark of respect for this most poignant of anniversaries. 

 

"At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them"

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