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First Minister Carwyn Jones praises memorial work

About 1,000 people gathered to see the unveiling of a lasting monument to Welsh soldiers who died in World War One in Flanders.

The cromlech built in Langemark, Belgium, has marked the 100th anniversary of the war's outbreak.

It followed years of campaigning by those who wanted a permanent dedication to the fallen.

It is estimated 40,000 soldiers, sailors and airmen from Wales died during the 1914 to 1918 war.

First Minister Carwyn Jones unveiled the monument.

  • 16 Aug 2014
  • From the section Wales
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