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Commemorations

Commemorations
Sunday 1 July 2018 - From 17h30 to 18h30

17,000 German soldiers are buried in the German Military Cemetery at Fricourt. Approximately 1000 of them died in 1914, 10,000 during the 1916 Battle of the Somme, and 6,000 during the German Spring Offensive in 1918 and following Allied counter-attack.

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Commemorations
Friday 1 July 2016 - From 11h00 to 12h00

A ceremony will be held at 11am on 1 July 2016 in Longueval at the Pipers' Memorial in remembrance of all the pipers who took part in the First World War.

This ceremony is organised by the municipality of Longueval and the Somme Battlefield Pipe Band.

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Thursday 23 July 2015 - From 15h00 to 16h30

Pozières is a village of particular significance to the Australians, where their soldiers fought their first major battle of the Western Front during the Battle of the Somme.

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