Battle of the Somme: Famous Names

Battle of the Somme: Famous Names

In the fifth and final talk of a series marking the 100 year anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, we explored the stories of famous people who experienced the battle. This event was led by Charlotte Czyzyk, Project Manager, and took place at IWM North on 28 November 2016.

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  • Profile picture for Vera Mary Brittain

    Born 1893

    Died 1970

    Other Empire Force V.A.D. Voluntary Aid Detachment

  • Profile picture for George Herbert Leigh-Mallory

    Born 1886

    Died 1924

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery

    British Army 2nd Lieutentant Royal Garrison Artillery

  • Profile picture for Alan Scrivener Lloyd,

    Born 1888

    Died 1916

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery

  • Profile picture for Alan Alexander Milne

    Born 1882

    Died 1956

    British Army 2285 Serjeant Royal Warwickshire Regiment

    British Army Captain Royal Warwickshire Regiment

  • Profile picture for John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

    Born 1892

    Died 1973

    British Army Temporary Lieutenant Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army Lieutenant Lancashire Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for William Arnold Ridley

    Born 1896

    Died 1984

    British Army 20481 Lance Corporal Somerset Light Infantry

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