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    Early Sunday morning and the crowds begin to assemble in the forest at St Sauvant.
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    Branch President prior to laying wreath at St Sauvant
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    Branch standard bearer, Jamie McCaw with his wife, Sally.
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    The General Commandant of the Army college at St Maxient l'Écolle inspects the mass graves where the bodies of those massacred were interred before re-burial at Rom.
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    The ceremony in progress at the Stèle.
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    Our President, David Young laying the Poppy wreath.
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    Arrival at the cemetery at Rom for the second part of the ceremony.
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    Standards and wreath layers mustering at the Commonwealth War Graves.
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    Fallen-in for the wreath laying ceremony.
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    David Young laying our wreath.
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    French Army wreath.
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    French Parachutists Association wreath.
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    Commune of Rom wreath
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    Commune of St Sauvant wreath.
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    French Pompiers wreath laid by one of the "Jeunes Sapeurs Pompiers" and note the young Standard bearer in the background - a tribute to the youth of France who very much keep alive the act of rememberance for their freedom.
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    Once again the youth of France, I would say, moved by the gravity of the occasion.
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    An array of UNC Standards with our own and two American Legion.
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    Standard bearers being thanked, most definitely the youngest being thanked by our President.
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    The grave of Lt Lincoln Bundy USAAF who had bailed out of his P51 Mustang and joined the SAS group but was later captured and executed with them.
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    The grave of 21 years old Private GHF BUDDEN and fallen-in behind, the youth branch of the French Fire Brigade - not a great deal of age difference between them!
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    A tribute to the French Resistance, this group really looked the part in their splendid period costumes - a reminder that the acheivements of this successful yet ill fated operation was greatly supported by the Resistance.