In June 2011, The Last Post Association received a positive answer for withholding the Last Post ceremony at Ieper on the Flemish Inventory for Immaterial Cultural Heritage. This acknowledgment is the first step towards a possible incorporation on the well-known UNESCO World Heritage List. The aim of the Flemish Inventory for Immaterial Cultural Heritage is […]
Testimonial by Wayne & Margaret Reed (Australia) Our introduction to the Last Post Association The trail started when we were in Botswana in 2009 and by chance met Philippe De Bruyn (administrator of the Last Post Association) and his family at one of the camps. Philippe introduced us to the LPA and the Menin Gate […]
On Saturday 12 March 2011 at 10.00hrs a new monument in remembrance of the Indian fallen of the Great War was inaugurated. This monument can be found on the side towards the Rijselpoort on the ramparts. The inauguration took place in the presence of the Indian Ambassador and many other Indian and local authorities.
A delegation of the London Scottish Regiment attended the Last Post on March, 4th, 2011. The Regiment has strong bonds with the Last Post, having attended during many years the ceremony, quite often with a detachment of the Bataillon and Pipe Band. Their heroic stand in Messines, as first volunteer unit in 1914 engaged in the […]
The French Ambassador has attended the Last Post on 2nd March, 2011. H.E. Mrs Boccoz, French Ambassador in Belgium attended the Last Post Ceremony after having visited the In Flanders Fields Museum and been received by Burgomaster Luc Dehaene. In the afternoon she visited, with representatives of the Last Post Association, the French and Allied […]