- FFFAIF supports the inscription of "FROMELLES" on State and National Memorials
25th April Anzac Day
- The Families and Friends of the First AIF applauds the joint Australian–UK decision, to conduct a full DNA testing program on the remains of Australian and British soldiers found in mass graves at Pheasant Wood (Fromelles), and for their continuing commitment to identify as many of the fallen as is possible. We also thank the Australian, UK and French governments for affording dignified individual reburials for these soldiers, buried by German soldiers following the Battle of Fromelles on 19/20 July 1916, in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery.
Category Archives: 2010 Commemorative Tour
Bright sunshine and clear blue skies shone over the northern French village of Fromelles on the 19th July 2010, the 94th Anniversary of the Battle of Fromelles, as more than 5,500 people gathered to witness the burial of the 250th … Continue reading
Members of The Families and Friends of the First AIF took part in the inaugural Western Front Commemorative Tour from 14th to 27th July 2010. The Tour started in Ieper, Belgium and over the next 14 days followed the Anzacs’ trail … Continue reading
An excited buzz is going around the 46 members of the FFFAIF who have signed up to fill the coach for the inaugural Commemorative Tour which will spend 14 days on the battlefields of the Western Front from 14th July … Continue reading
5 seats remaining………………..Thinking about joining us for the 2010 FFFAIF Commemorative Tour of the Western Front Battlefields? Don’t delay! Contact The Secretary FFFAIF by email: email@example.com for details on how to secure one of the remaining tour seats. You can … Continue reading