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|SUBJECT:||Traditional commemoration of The Battle of Beaumont-Hamel - 94th Anniversary|
|DATE:||June 30, 2010|
Note to editors:
Memorial University alumni and friends of Newfoundland and Labrador will be in Ottawa marking this important moment in history and will pay tribute to those who fought at Beaumont-Hamel, France, in 1916. The Menihek School Choir from Labrador City and the Atlantic Voices Choir will lead the singing of the Ode to Newfoundland and the National Anthem.
What: Remembrance service for the members of the Newfoundland Regiment fallen during the battle of Beaumont-Hamel in 1916.
When: Thursday, July 1, 2010
Time: Begins at 9 a.m. sharp and ends 9:20 a.m.
The National War Memorial, corner of Elgin and Wellington streets, Ottawa, ON.
This event will go ahead rain or shine.
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For more information, please contact Bojan Furst, communications co-ordinator, Alumni Affairs and Development, Memorial University, at 737-2620 or email@example.com.