Service to mark end of Battle of the Somme centenary

Service to mark end of Battle of the Somme centenary
 

A service of remembrance will be held in a village in northern France later to mark the 100th anniversary of the final day of the Battle of the Somme.
Some 2,000 guests are due to gather in Thiepval, where a daily service has been held since July to mark the anniversary of every day of the battle.
An international ceremony marked the first day of the battle on 1 July.
More than a million men were killed or wounded on both sides over the course of the 141-day World War One offensive.
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18 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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