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Sounding of the Retreat
The annual Sounding of the Retreat Ceremony commemorates the sacrifice of ‘Bede Company’, the Durham Light Infantry during the Battle of Ypres in WW1. The service takes place around the war memorial, and students who are in Durham attend alongside veterans of the DLI for this moving event.