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Families of Welsh soldiers are taking part in the Great Pilgrimage 90

Over 2000 members of the Royal British Legion are marching. Credit: PA Images

More than two thousand people are marching through Ypres to the Menin Gate for the Great Pilgrimage 90. The event marks the centenary of the Hundred Days Offensive which led to the end of the First World War.

Today's Great Pilgrimage 90 recreates the original Great Pilgrimage held in 1928. This saw veterans, war widows, and family members visiting the battlefields of WWI.

Over 1000 wreaths will be laid in a service of commemoration at the Menin Gate. Credit: PA Images

The soldiers of Wales will be represented at the Great Pilgrimage 90. The London Welsh Male Voice Choir is performing in a service of commemoration at the Menin Gate, and family members of those who lost their lives are attending the march.

James Paddington and Gareth Scourfield are at Great Pilgrimage 90 to remember family members they lost.

James Paddington is from Llandudno, he served in the RAF and is at the Great Pilgrimage 90 to pay tribute to the members of his family who were killed in WWI.

I'm immensely proud. It makes me feel proud to wear the uniform knowing that I'm here representing those that fell.

– James Paddington