LiveWorld War One centenary: As it happened


  1. Monday 4 August 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the start of Britain's involvement in WW1
  2. About 17m soldiers and civilians worldwide were killed between 1914 and 1918
  3. Royal Family members and world leaders attended commemorative events in the UK and elsewhere
  4. An international ceremony of reconciliation was held outside the Belgian city of Mons
  5. The day's events ended with a candle-lit vigil at Westminster Abbey and "lights out" events around the UK

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