Families and Friends of the First AIF members Ivan and Marie-Claire Sinnaeve attended the Anzac Day Service held at the Menin Gate in Ieper and provided the photos in this report.
The crowd at Menin Gate began to gather early for the Anzac Day commemoration that started at 11.00am
Wreaths were laid by the Australian, New Zealand and Turkish Ambassadors, Major General Brian Dawson, Australian Defence Forces and visitors.
At the conclusion of the service Ivan met the Australian Ambassador to the European Union, Belgium and Luxemburg, Dr Brendan Nelson.
At the conclusion of the Menin Gate Service the official party then moved to the Belgian War Memorial to lay wreaths.
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