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English Heritage is hosting a Gun Salute at Stonehenge on 11th November to mark 100 years since the signing of the Armistice. #RemembranceDay2018

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Sunday 11th November 2018 will mark 100 years since the signing of the Armistice and will bring to a close a series of 100 year anniversaries of the major events of World War One. To commemorate this historic event, English Heritage is hosting a Gun Salute at Stonehenge.

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The guns will fall silent before the 11th hour and a bugler will sound The Last Post, a two-minute silence will be observed and The Final Retreat played.

Stonehenge stood at the heart of the world’s largest military training camp during the First World War, with 180,000 men stationed there at any one time, coming from across the Commonwealth to prepare for battle.

Remembrance holds a central place in the UK’s annual calendar of events and offers the opportunity for the nation to offer its respect for the sacrifice made by its Armed Forces over the years.

1000hrs           The saluting troop…

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