Remembering the Battle of Mud

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Remembering the Battle of Mud

Events to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele are underway.

Sixty thousand British soldiers were killed during the First World War campaign in Belgium - which is often referred to as the battle of mud because of the atrocious conditions.

Relatives of two soldiers from Westminster who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their bravery, gathered in Trafalgar Square as a new memorial was unveiled. 

'Mud Soldier' will be in Trafalgar Square until Friday.

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