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WWI centenary plans announced

David Cameron has announced plans to mark the centenary of the Great War. National commemorations will be held on the anniversary of the first day of conflict on the 4th August 2014 and for the first day of the Somme on 1st July 2016.

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Cameron 'to pledge millions' to mark First World War centenary

Prime Minister David Cameron will announce that millions of pounds will be committed to help Britain mark the centenary of WWI later today, the Daily Telegraph reports.

David Cameron is expected to pledge millions of pounds will be committed for WWI centenary commemoration events. Credit: David Jones/PA Wire/

The newspaper says that Mr Cameron will say that the Government is throwing its weight behind the commemorations of the beginning of the Great War in 1914.

It also reports that the marking of the anniversary of the Great War is likely to focus on a new £4.5million permanent exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in south London.

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