Menin Gate 2010 – The Last Post

Posted on October 13, 2010


The Last Post Ceremony on May 3rd, 2010 at Menin Gate with thousands of Canadian High School students in attendance. Filmed during the ‘Victory In Europe Tour’ from ‘Paris to Berlin’ through EF Tours. This Last Post post has been played by the local Fire Brigade every day at 8pm since the end of World War One.

The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing is a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium dedicated to the commemoration of British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are unknown. The memorial is located at the eastern exit of the town and marks the starting point for one of the main roads out of the town that led Allied soldiers to the front line. Designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield and built by the British government, the Menin Gate Memorial was unveiled on 24 July 1927.

Filmed and edited by Jonathan Wagner.