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My wife and I recently returned from a trip to the Great War battlefields of France and Belgium. It’s something that I’ve planned for a number of years and ties in with the centenary of the end of the war in November of this year. Standing underneath the Menin Gate in Ypres, which holds the names of 54,613 Commonwealth soldiers lost in Flanders with no known grave, while the last post was played, was among the most moving experiences of […]