Marking 100 Years of the Battle of PasschendaeleAugust 2nd, 2017
Stoke Gifford Branch of the Royal British Legion, (RBL), which covers Stoke Gifford, Little Stoke, Filton and Bradley Stoke, held a service, Monday the 31st July 2017, to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of Passchendaele, (also know as the Third Battle of Ypres).
The service was held at the Stoke Gifford War Memorial on the Green at Stoke Gifford at 7 am.
The Battle of Passchendaele started on the 31st of July 1917 and lasted until 10th November, 1917.
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The photo features from left to right; RBL Glos County Chairman and Stoke Gifford RBL President Brian Hewitt; Branch Standard Bearer Falconer; City of Bristol RAF Association Standard Bearer Tony Peters; Stoke Gifford RBL Chairman John Moloney.Back to news