Among the many thousands of British patriots who made the crossing to northern France to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme were a group of senior brethren from the Knights Templar International.
Thanks to generous support from members around the world, we were able to lay wreaths at a number of memorials, including the South African one at Delville Wood (above).
At the Australian Memorial, on top of a ridge taken at huge cost to the young nation in 1916
Above and below: We also visited one of the many German and Austrian cemeteries on the Somme, adding wreaths to those laid by other British organisations and the local French government
Below: The 36th Ulster Division and their Catholic Irish counterparts have special places in our hearts
“We WILL Remember Them!”