Thiepval Vigil 30 June 2016

Thiepval Vigil 30 June 2016

The vigil began at 10.00pm local time and ended at 7.30am, to reflect the moment the Battle of the Somme began 100 years ago. These stories were highlighted in a short service attended by members of the Royal family, senior politicians and descendants.

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    Born 1896

    Died 1916

    British Army Second Lieutenant London Regiment

    British Army Second Lieutenant London Regiment 16 (County of London) Battalion (Queen's Westminster Rifles)

    British Army Second Lieutenant London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles)

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    Born 1896

    Died 1916

    British Army Second Lieutenant Middlesex Regiment 14th, attached 16 Battalion

  • British Army 10826 Private Manchester Regiment

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    Born 1893

    Died 1916

    British Army Second Lieutenant Devonshire Regiment

    British Army Temporary Lieutenant Devonshire Regiment

    British Army Lieutenant Devonshire Regiment 9th Battalion

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    Born 1885

    Died 1916

    British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry 13th Battalion

    British Army Second Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry 13th Battalion

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    Born 1889

    Died 1916

    British Army Captain Manchester Regiment 22nd Battalion

    British Army Lieutenant Manchester Regiment 22nd Battalion

    British Army Captain Manchester Regiment 22nd Battalion