Belgrade/Žilina, July 8, 2021. This year we will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Death of King Peter I Karađorđević of Serbia (11 July [O.S. 29 June] 1844 – 16 August 1921). Under his command, Slovaks and Czechs fought during World War I in the 1st Serbian Volunteer Division. Servare et Manere will also honour this important anniversary. We will commemorate his memory and also the memory of Serbian soldiers by planting one of the Trees of Peace. The suitable place for planting will be the Serbian military cemetery in Veľký Meder, a town in the south of Slovakia. 5464 Serbian and Montenegrin soldiers are buried here.
The event called “Centenary of the Death of King Peter I Karađorđević of Serbia” and the planting ceremony of the Tree of Peace, will take place on August 16, 2021 on the Serbian military cemetery in Veľký Meder. The event will take place under the Royal Patronage of His Royal Highness Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia.