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Peter
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01/07/2016 : 09:51:37      reply with quote


This evening

Friday 1 July

AT 7pm

On the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme.

There will be an act of remembrance at Silsden Memorial Gardens.


Several truces were observed to recover wounded from no man's land on the British front, where the Fourth Army had lost 57,470 casualties, of whom 19,240 men were killed. The French had 1,590 casualties and the German 2nd Army lost 10,00012,000 men.

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01/07/2016 : 21:03:09      reply with quote


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01/07/2016 : 21:43:16      reply with quote


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Got there in the end. They are HDTV size.



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02/07/2016 : 08:31:18      reply with quote


Well done for posting the images. As you can see they are a little large for the forum. Some time ago I did a help post for posting images on the forum which you may find useful for the future.

silsden.net/forum/philboard_read.asp?id=6934

Your pictures bring the horrors of war closer to home.

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