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  1. Remembering brave Leeds Pals slaughtered at Battle of the SommeRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    ... on July 1 1916 - the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Ordered to attack the German lines at the village of Serre, the Pals, or the 15th Battalion, as they were known, were decimated by artillery and machine gun fire. A total of 248 of the 750 ...

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  2. Battle of the Somme commemorated: Yorkshire family's agony over missing sonRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    The torment suffered by a wealthy Yorkshire businessman whose son went missing on 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme, exactly 100 years ago, has been highlighted by a series of heartbreaking letters that were exchanged with him and other members of his family. Whiteley Tolson's misery, after his son Robert went missing during the Leeds Pals' advance towards the German front line south-west of the village of Serre, has been cited in a new book on the battle by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore.

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  3. Queen attends Westminster Abbey to lay wreath during service marking...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... Carluke, Scotland, whose great grandfather Pte J Mclean was killed on the first day of the battle and is buried in Serre Road Cemetery No. 2 in northern France. He told the Mirror: "He was in the second wave...ten minutes after the first wave [to go ...

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  4. Queen attends Westminster Abbey's Battle of the Somme centenary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... Carluke, Scotland, whose great grandfather Pte J Mclean was killed on the first day of the battle and is buried in Serre Road Cemetery No. 2 in northern France. He told the Mirror: "He was in the second wave...ten minutes after the first wave [to go ...

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  5. Battle of the Somme: The bloodiest fight in British military historyRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | Metro UK News

    ... the British commander, ordered a week-long artillery bombardment of more than a million shells from the village of Serre to Maricourt that would allow troops to punch a huge hole in the German lines. This would allow cavalry units to pour through ...

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  6. Two-minute silence to mark Battle of the Somme CentenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... giment, suffered 1,770 casualties in the first hour of the offensive as they attacked the heavily fortified village of Serre.

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  7. Muskoka celebrates, eyes new brewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The London Free Press

    ... alcohol (approximately three per cent) beer style for which there is currently little commercial production here. Mark Serre of the Morrissey House in London suggests Loophole Ale or Honey Lager from Walkerville in Windsor because we're already ...

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  8. Cathedral stages moving exhibition to mark Somme centenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... men, suffered 1,770 casualties in the first hour of the offensive as they attacked the heavily fortified village of Serre. One of the banners on display at the cathedral tells the story of David Railton, who was a chaplain in the Army during the ...

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  9. County Durham woman finds lost relatives though biscuit tin wartime pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Chronicle Live

    ... Front. He was severely wounded and gassed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme in the attack on the village of Serre, when 450 men of the battalion were either killed or wounded. He died of his wounds on July 10, age 22. His body was brought ...

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  10. Nationwide two-minute silence for Somme remembranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Belfast Today

    ... suffered 1,770 casualties in the first hour of the offensive as they attacked the heavily fortified village of Serre. Search for News Letter in your Android or iOS app store today. Newspaper subscribers get free unlimited access to the app. Keep up ...

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  11. We will never forget the sacrifice of brave Larne men at Battle of the SommeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Larne Today

    ... William played rugby for Queens and Larne and was a member of First Larne Presbyterian Church. He is buried in Serre Road Cemetery No.2, which is the largest military cemetery on the Somme. Also buried in this cemetery is Samuel Mellin (12th btn. ...

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  12. Queen and royals to lead nation in Somme commemorationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | The Belfast Telegraph

    ... giment, suffered 1,770 casualties in the first hour of the offensive as they attacked the heavily fortified village of Serre.

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  13. Memorial to Leeds Pals receives listed statusRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    ... Colsterdale Camp at Breary Banks, Healey, near Harrogate. Tasked with attacking the German lines at the village of Serre, the Pals, or the 15th Battalion, as they were known, were decimated by artillery and machine gun fire. The memorial, built ...

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  14. The newly improved Barnsley Pals memorial in France, photographed by Paul Reed.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Barnsley Chronicle

    ... Renowned battlefield photographer Paul Reed was the first to photograph the improved memorial in Sheffield Park in Serre, France. "I've been visiting the Somme for 35 years, and I've been here in France quite a lot ready for the commemorations and ...

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  15. Ramifications, fear dominate talk after UK voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... in the U.S., in the throes of an equally tense presidential election year. Said Berkshire County resident Rhonda Serre via a tweet seeking referendum vote reactions, "isolationism, anti-immigration, mislead nationalism destroying EU and UK. ...

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  16. Bradford group finds the grave of Prunella Scale's uncle in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... visited by the group, which hopes to have an official unveiling and dedication ceremony of a new Pals' Memorial on Serre Road, close to Hebuterne, to mark the end of the Battle of the Somme, on November 19 this year. Thiepval Ridge above the village ...

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  17. Burdah ArchRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | TrekEarth

    ... arche semble supporter sans probleme des visiteurs. L'image est superbe. Amities. Philippe Bonsoir Chris, Le cadrage serre met l'arche en evidence. La prise de vue permet de voir les details de l'arche Burdah. La qualite de la lumiere embellit les ...

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  18. Concerto Couret Farms event closes several streets in LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Tom Carroll, Director of the Public Works Department, said the 100 block of Abeline Lane, 100 block of La Serre Lane, and the 200-400 block of Bourdette will be closed on Friday, June 17, 2016 from 6 pm until 9pm . The search is still on for the drivers who fired shots at each other while speeding down a busy street in New Iberia.

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  19. Poignant stories of the Bradford Pals remembered at Undercliffe CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... First Bradford Pals, fighting side by side, were hit hard. Of 2,000 Bradford Pals who emerged from their trenches at Serre, 1,770 were killed or wounded before lunchtime. The men were carrying so much heavy equipment that they struggled to climb out ...

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  20. dear lordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | TrekEarth

    ... titre qui accompagne cette photo. Parfaite symetrie et superbe rendu des textures et des couleurs passees. Le cadrage serre est parfait. Bon dimanche Serge

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