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Menin:

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, Fr. Menin, commune (1991 pop. 32,645), West Flanders prov., SW Belgium, on the Leie River, near the French border. Manufactures include machinery, textiles, and tobacco products. Founded in 1578, Menen was strongly fortified in the 17th cent.
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, Belgium.
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Almost every evening since 1927 up to 3,500 people have gathered at the Menin Gate - the largest memorial to the conflict's missing in Belgium - to pay their respects to the fallen, including Abigail's long-lost relative.
About 500 people attended a service at the graveside before going to Ieper for the Last Post at the Menin Gate.
e Menin Gate memorial in Ypres lists the names of a further 55,000 soldiers with no known grave.
e choir spent several days in Gent, sang at the Menin Gate in Ypres and visited both German and Commonwealth burial sites.
One of the most well-known memorials is the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium, where nearly 55,000 names engraved on its walls commemorate Commonwealth soldiers who died in the Ypres Salient but whose bodies have never been identified or found.
Department of Housing & Urban Development Regional Director Vincent Hom, Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty, Uniformed Sanitationmen's Association President Harry Nespoli, Community Board 1 Chair Julie Menin, and Southbridge Towers Inc.
Mr Jones laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Wales at the Menin Gate in Ypres, at the daily Last Post ceremony.
Chelsea Forte helped the Conquistadores dodge a bullet late in the first half by heading a shot off the goal line and Ashley Menin came up with one of the biggest saves of her career on a point-blank stop from six yards in the 68th minute.
TRAINER Menin Muggeridge has relinquished his dual-purpose licence until January 1, 2007 in order to recover from a serious riding accident.
The competition involved choirs from all over the world The trip culminated with the choir being invited to sing at the Menin Gate in Ypres to mark the 60th anniversary of victory in Europe
We were privileged to witness the Menin Gate ceremony when the Last Post was played.