'Ypres: Holy ground of the British Empire' by Professor Mark Connelly
02 Jun

In this talk Professor Mark Connelly looks at the special place that Ypres occupies in British commemoration between 1914-1939. This will include the feelings of the pilgrims, the role of Ypres League and the rise of the Anglo-Belgium community as ex-servicemen IWGC gardeners married local women and started families. So if you would like to learn more about how Ypres became so connected to the British commemoration of the Great War do come and join us.   

 

 

 

The Comrades Club, 58 Cambridge St, Godmanchester, Huntingdon PE29 2AY
02 Jun 2021 19:30