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All Saints' Day in Picquigny.
Friday, 1st. November, 1918, - All Saints' Day - was celebrated throughout France with special fervor and solemnity. The day - always a special one in the Church Calendar - has
been also been chosen by France as a Manifestation Day on which each year the graves of her heroes and those of her allies, are to be visited and honored, not only by the citizens of France but more especially by the children.
Attached hereto are two copies (rather poorly typed) of "The Two Blues" - ,the fortnightly journal of the 13th Bn A.I.F. as published in France and Belgium (in type) from Septr. 1918 to Feb. 1919, - giving a report of the day's proceedings & the addresses to the assembled troops (4th. Bde A.I.F.) and French by the schoolmaster and doyen of Picquigny.
The address written and read by A. Moy, Doyen of Picquigny is the original and was