The History of Leith

July 2, 2006

‘We will remember them’: 90 years after the Somme

Ninety years after the bloodbath of the battle of the Somme, members of the royal family and politicians joined thousands of pilgrims on the former battlefields of northern France to honour the thousands of British servicemen who were killed in action.
The Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Royal and Duke of Gloucester yesterday attended ceremonies along the former front line in northern France to mark the anniversary of the darkest day in British military history. for more click here

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