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.
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.
The 36th (Ulster) Division was formed with units from the Ulster Volunteer Force, which had been raised in 1913 to fight against Home Rule in Ireland.
Ceremony at the memorial to the Leeds and Bradford Pals
A ceremony of remembrance will take place at 6pm on 30th June 2018 in commemoration of the Battle of the Somme at this memorial.
Please contact the town hall for more information: +322.214.171.124.34
Newfoundland was a British Dominion at the time of the Great War and like many other countries of the British Empire an army of volunteers was raised for the war effort.
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.