Friday, 14 September 2012

New Ambassador designate to Belgium

Paula Wilson was visiting the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 today

After a visit to the new building, a preview of the trenches
Today, the new ambassador designate for Belgium was visiting the battlefields in Flanders.  In Zonnebeke H.E. Paula Wilson (together with David Dewar and Lt Col Nick Gillard.- see pictures) was hosted by Mayor Dirk Cardoen, Depuy Mayor Franky Bryon, CEO Francis Claeys, curator Franky Bostyn and chairman of the Passchendaele Society Freddy Declerck. There was also time to visit 's Graventafel, Tyne Cot cemetery and the Visitor Centre.
Francis Claeys, CEO of  Zonnebeke entering the dug out followed by H.E. Paula Wilson