ANZAC Day: Speech

25/04/2022 – Speech by Benoit Mottrie, Chairman of the Last Post Association Nowadays, there is much talk about the need for solidarity.  Europe is in crisis.  Some elements of our way of life seem under threat.  Only solidarity can save us, or so we are told. In 1914, Europe was also in crisis.  Then, too, […]

Graham Parker: Rest in Peace

Lt Col (Retd) Graham Parker, OBE: Rest in Peace It is with deep regret that the Last Post Association has been informed of the passing of Colonel Graham Parker. Graham was not only a loyal supporter of the Last Post Association over four decades, but was also one of the finest champions of the wider principles […]

The lesson from the past

Message from the Last Post Association For nearly a century (ever since July 1928), the Last Post Association has sounded the Last Post every day under the Menin Gate Memorial in Ieper to commemorate those who died during the First World War. This daily tribute reminds us of the terror and horror of all wars, a […]

Last Post & COVID

Update: As of 07/03/2022, all restrictions have been cancelled. As a result of the most recent changes to the COVID regulations in Belgium, with effect from Friday 18 February 2022 it will no longer be necessary to wear a face mask during the Last Post ceremony. It will however still be necessary to have a […]