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Anzac Day Holiday 2015

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Twelve Unknown Soldiers - two graves. TYNE COT CEMETERY (Credit @agh57) 'Tyne Cot' the name given by the Northumberland Fusiliers to a barn which stood near the level crossing on the Passchendaele-Broodseinde road. The largest Commonwealth war cemetery in the world in terms of burials. At the suggestion of King George V, who visited the cemetery in 1922, the Cross of Sacrifice was placed on the original large pill-box. There are three other pill-boxes in the cemetery.

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