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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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Rank: Private Regiment: Dorsetshire Regiment Age: 24 Date of death: 5-5-1915 Buried at: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Monmouth Street Rees Lewis Son of Mary Lewis, of 31 Monmouth Street, and the late William Lewis.
Harold Bache, a former player at the club, died at Ypres and is commemorated on the Menin Gate along with 57,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of the First World War.
Based in Ypres, just a short distance from the Menin Gate, they took in a range of sites of historic importance, including ones of particular relevance to students from Saltburn.
The singers have appeared at The Sage Gateshead, Durham Cathedral, Newcastle City Hall and the Menin Gate in Belgium.
This year's trip sees pupils lay a wreath at Menin Gate in Ypres, travel to Tyne Cot Cemetery in Passendale, and visit a former Royal Signals base.
Traffic is closed off at the Menin Gate, and buglers play Last Post and Reveille.
The event honored those who have made a significant contribution to the Museum, including Tenement Museum board chair Bruce Menin, a leader in New York's real estate industry; Alex and Zina Sapir, the brother and sister duo at the helm of the Sapir organization; and Jane Ziegelman, a cook turned educator and food historian.
His strident tones from his wheelchair beneath the Menin Gate arch were the most moving point of an emotional one-hour ceremony culminating in the release of thousands of poppy leaves from the memorial roof.
The three, all more than 100 years old, were special guests at the 75th anniversary of the Menin Gate Memorial, where the vast walls carry the names of 54,896 of the missing.
THE three World War I veterans attending today's 75th anniversary of the Menin Gate memorial include Jack Davis, who is one of the oldest men in England.
MENIN MUGGERIDGE has rejoined the training ranks after a brief spell without a licence.