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    Our Standard Bearer, Jamie - a stalwart of our Branch and now known throughout the French communities we support.
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    Some of our members present for the ceremony.
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    The parade formed, we march off to the monument.
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    At the monument, the Mayor of Chaunay, M. Guy Sauvaitre, conducts the solemn ceremony commemorating the three Resistance fighters executed on 21 August 1944.
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    REFLECTION - one of the RBL's fundamental values.
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    The lady in the centre of this group is the daughter of one of the executed men and the lady to her right is related by marriage.
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    The gentleman speaking is a representative of the Regional Resistance Association and was an active member during the occupation of France.
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    The community is represented throughout the whole spectrum of age, here one of the Standard Bearers was somewhat defeated by the heat of the day but only for a few moments.
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    And the younger generation was also represented although concentration is hard to find on such a hot day through long speeches.
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    The monument after the ceremony situated on what was the main road from Bordeaux to Poitiers. The execution took place just to the left of the monument.
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    A few hundred yards across the road is another commemorative tablet set into the wall just above the fire hydrant where another local man was executed by the occupying forces.