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Remembrance Sunday at Hodogaya Cemetery in Yokohama

The Australian Ambassador to Japan, Richard Court and relatives of Victoria Cross recipient, Ray Simpson. lay a wreath of poppies at his grave during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Hodogaya, Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Hodogaya, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. Sunday November 11th 2018. The Hodagaya Cemetery holds the remains of more than 1500 servicemen and women, from the Commonwealth but also from Holland and the United States, who died as prisoners of war or during the Allied occupation of Japan. Each year officials from the British and Commonwealth embassies, the British Legion and the British Chamber of Commerce honour the dead at a ceremony in this beautiful cemetery. The year 2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War in 1918.

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2018 Remembrance Sunday in Japan
The Australian Ambassador to Japan, Richard Court and relatives of Victoria Cross recipient, Ray Simpson. lay a wreath of poppies at his grave  during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Hodogaya, Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Hodogaya, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. Sunday November 11th 2018. The Hodagaya Cemetery holds the remains of more than 1500 servicemen and women, from the Commonwealth but also from Holland and the United States, who died as prisoners of war or during the Allied occupation of Japan. Each year officials from the British and Commonwealth embassies, the British Legion and the British Chamber of Commerce honour the dead at a ceremony in this beautiful cemetery. The year 2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War in 1918.