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THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

The Memorial to the Missing of the Somme

... bears the names of more than 72,000 officers and men of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in the Somme sector before 20 March 1918 and have no known grave.


    Private Walter Barlow
Killed in action : 26th Sept 1916 

One of 9  Brimington Men are remembered on the Thiepval Memorial

not a real panel as the names are found in different areas of the memorial

The Panel numbers (or Pier and Face) quoted at the end of each entry relate to the panels dedicated to the Regiment served



Brimington plaque laid at Thiepval each year on behalf of the village

There is a special commemoration ceremony held each  1st July at Thiepval to honour the men who died in the Somme Offensive.


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