93rd anniversary of the 1918 armistice

The Embassy of France in Australia has commemorated the 93rd anniversary of the Armistice which marked the end of the First World War, Friday 11th of November.

A memorial ceremony, presided by HE Mr. Stéphane Romatet, Ambassador-designated of France to Australia and The Hon. Warren Snowdon, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, took place in front of the French-Australian War Memorial located within the grounds of the Embassy of France, in the presence of veterans and personalities of the diplomatic corps.

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H.E. Mr. Stéphane Romatet, Ambassador-designated of France to Australia and The Hon. Warren Snowdon, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, paying tribute to the Diggers fallen on the French soil during World
War I.

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H.E. Mr. Stéphane Romatet, Ambassador-Designated of France in Australia.

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The Hon. Warren Snowdon, Minister for veterans’ Affairs.

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Details of the Franco-Australian War Memorial in the French Embassy compound in Canberra.

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The assembly observes a minute of silence.

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The Canberra French Veterans Association standard holder, Mr. Gabriel Garrigues, Louis Jabet de Varine and Cyprien Madelin, two Saint-Cyr cadets.

(Photo credit: Press and Information Department/Claire Dupré)

Dernière modification : 01/02/2012

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