2018 Remembrance Sunday in Japan

52 images Created 11 Nov 2018

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War in 1918. Celebrated as Armistice day or Veterans Day in many nations who fought in WW1 The Remembrance Sunday event at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Hodogaya, Yokohama. happens every year on the Sunday closest to November 11th. Hosted by the New Zealand Embassy this year with dignitaries from many countries attending. The beautiful Hodagaya Cemetery holds the remains of more than 1500 servicemen and women, from Commonwealth countries, but also from Holland and the United States, who died as prisoners of war or during the Allied occupation of Japan.
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