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19240 Shrouds of the Somme Memorial
1 July 2016 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Commemorating the 19,240 men and women from across the world who gave their lives at the battle of The Somme on July 1, 1916.
A memorial event is to be held on July 1, 2016 where the 19,240 Shrouds of The Somme will be revealed for the first time.
The memorial day will commence with the blowing of a whistle at 7am to symbolise the first wave of soldiers ordered to go ‘over the top’.
Have a look the 19240 Shrouds of the Somme website to find out more information about this commemoration of lives lost during the first day of the Somme campaign.