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circuit du souvenir

circuit du souvenir

The circuit of remembrance

The circuit of remembrance

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Official Anzac Day commemorations
fil_460Villers-Bretonneux Town Square Wreath Laying Ceremony
Bullecourt, Digger Memorial
Other associated events and activities
Musical Support for 2015 Ceremonies
Site information
Ensuring your wellbeing at the commemorations
Traffic arrangements at the Australian National Memorial Site for 24 and 25 April 2015
Assisted seating
Registering your attendance
Laying a wreath
Locating graves of deceased relatives
Accommodation
Security arrangements
Emergency contact details

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Emergency contact details
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Australian Embassy, France
4 Rue Jean Rey, Paris 75724, Cedex 15, France
Telephone: +33 1 4059 3300 / Fax +33 1 4059 3315

Department of Foreign Affairs – Canberra
R.G. Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent
Barton ACT 0221 Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6261 3111 / Fax +61 2 6261 3111

Emergency helpline
Consular Emergency Centre 24 Hour Phone Service:
Telephone: 1300 555 135 within Australia (local call cost) or
Telephone: +61 2 6261 3305 from outside Australia

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Site information

The Australian National Memorial Site, Villers-Bretonneux
Access
Visitors approaching the Australian National Memorial site from Corbie and Fouilloy on foot will be directed to walk along the road on the opposite side to the memorial. Those approaching from Villers-Bretonneux will walk along the designated bike path to the memorial site. At the end of each pedestrian walk way a Gendarme officer will direct you to cross the road when it is safe to do so and you will enter the promenade area in front of the memorial site via a set of steps. Once on the promenade you should move towards the front entrance steps between the two pavilions. From the front entrance you will access the memorial site and walk 300 hundred metres up a grassed hill through the cemetery to the commemorative site.
Seating

4000 temporary seats will be installed at the Australian National Memorial site, Villers-Bretonneux. Reserved seating is only available for official delegates and people requiring assisted seating (see information below). There will be standing room on grassed areas to the side and rear of the seats.

DVA is aware that a large number of those attending the commemorations are elderly and would ask that attendees ensure that those who require a seat are offered one.

Please note that there will be no seating at the Anzac Day wreath laying service in Villers-Bretonneux town on 25 April, nor at the services in Bullecourt.
Toilets

Temporary toilets, including disabled toilets, and hand washing facilities will be installed for the ceremonies on 25 April at the Australian National Memorial site.

Please note that toilets in the towns of Villers-Bretonneux, Bullecourt, and at “Digger” Memorial are limited.
Rubbish

Rubbish bins will be provided at the Australian National Memorial site and visitors will be asked to dispose of rubbish thoughtfully or, where possible, take their rubbish with them.
Lost Property

If you lose or find property during the service at the Australian National Memorial site, please notify the ceremony staff at the Visitor Information Tent. After the commemorations, enquiries can be made to france@dva.gov.au.
Media

There will be media present at all ceremonies. Attendees should be aware that there will be camera operators moving around the sites, and that cables may be laid along the ground. Please take care. The ceremony will be broadcast live to Australia on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. You may be filmed during the service.
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ti_14_18Vous trouverez ici des adresses, des anecdotes et des contacts que nous avons rassemblés sur notre site pour faciliter votre séjour

L’Historial de la Grande Guerre, à travers les histoires parallèles de l’Allemagne, la France et le Royaume-Uni, explique la guerre, ses origines et ses conséquences. Il offre une vision culturelle du premier conflit mondial, tel qu’il a été vécu par les militaires et les civils. … Site

Commonwealth war Graves Commission, The battle of the Somme, New history section launched… Anzac Day 2007
Information on ceremonies taking place in Gallipoli and the United Kingdom to mark Anzac Day 2007 … Site

Australian War Memorial … About the Memorial … Commemoration … Australians At War … Research & Family History … Biographical, Collection Databases … Events & Exhibitions … Products & Services … Corporate Information … Friends of the Memorial … Online Shop & Photo Sales …Site

Somme battlefields.com …Site

WIKIPEDIA bataille de la somme …Site

Secrétariat d’Etat aux anciens combattants …Site

Ce site est conçu à l’intention de tous ceux qui souhaitent savoir ce que la Somme d’aujourd’hui peut proposer aux visiteurs venus sur les traces des combattants australiens et néo-zélandais d’hier

L’engagement du corps australien – The battle of Hamel between History and Memory …Site

La Grande Guerre aujourd’hui dans l’Aisne, l’Oise et la Somme découvrir – comprendre – approfondir …Site

Bienvenue sur l’Annuaire 14-18
Cet annuaire, destiné à référencer l’ensemble des sites consacrés à la Grande Guerre …Site

Entraide aux Archives Départementales de la Somme …Site

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