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1st July 2017 Ceremonies

Every year on the 1st July, commemorative events and ceremonies take place at many memorials and sites of remembrance in the Somme. Let's take a look at photos of this year's ceremonies in commemoration of the 101st anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme.

Lochnagar Crater


Thiepval Memorial

The Ulster Tower

Newfoundland Memorial Park

German Military Cemetery, Fricourt

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1st July 2017 Ceremonies
From Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 November 2018, everyone was invited to visit one of the 318 military cemeteries of the Somme and to put a flower on a soldier’s grave or a war memorial.
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On Monday 25th April 2016, the 101st anniversary of ANZAC Day was commemorated at the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux. Take a look at  some of the photos of this very moving event.

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