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Sunday, 1 May:

Added the following press articles:

Friday, 29 April

  • At the opening ceremony, the Commune of Château d’Oex will be represented by Mr. Charles-André Ramseier, Mayor and
    Eric Grandjean, Municipal.

Wednesday, 20 April:

Added french translation of Times article. This translation graciously offered by Les Amis du Pays-d’Enhaut:

Wednesday, 13 April:

Added two new articles from the Times:

Tuesday, 12 April:

Sunday, 10 April:   Added draft programme for 29 and 30 May

Saturday, 9 April:  Added a link to a page about French and Belgian soldiers who died in Sierre, Switzerland and are buried in the Sierre Cemetery.

Friday, 8 April:  Added personal history for Private, Thomas William Ames, Battalion Border Regiment, British Army. Short biography contributed by Gay Ames

Friday, 8 April:   Added under Personal Histories – Postcards written by French and Belgian prisoners of war, interned in Sierre, Switzerland.  See  Les internes de la Grande Guerre en Suisse.  Series de cartes postales sur écrites par les internés à Sierre.

Thursday, 7 April:  David Moran, British Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechstentien, confirms participation at Centenary on Monday, 30 May 2016

Wednesday, 5 April:  Le News article on Centenary, Three Cheers for  Switzerland