Western Front Memorials

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THIEPVAL MEMORIAL & VISITORS CENTRE

The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme is a war memorial to 72,337 missing British and South African servicemen who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918.  

THE ULSTER TOWER MEMORIAL & CAFE

The Ulster Tower is Northern Ireland's national war memorial. It was one of the first Memorials to be erected on the Western Front and commemorates the men of the 36th (Ulster) Division and all those from Ulster who served in the First World War.

CANADIAN NATIONAL VIMY MEMORIAL

The Canadian National Vimy Memorial is a war memorial site in France dedicated to the memory of Canadian Expeditionary Force members killed during the First World War. It also serves as the place of commemoration for Canadian soldiers of the First World War killed or presumed dead in France who have no known grave.

THE AUSTRALIAN MEMORIAL PARK

The Australian Memorial Park commemorates the fallen Australian Soldiers of the Battle of Fromelles in July 1916. It lies upon the point of the Old Germ Front Line crossing the road. The sculpture is of Sgt. Simon Fraser carrying a wounded compatriot from No Mans Land. 

BEAUMONT HAMEL NEWFOUNDLAND MEMORIAL

The Newfoundland Memorial is dedicated to the commemoration of the fallen Soldiers form this Regiment on the 1st July 1916. This was their first major action and they were all but wiped out in 40 mins of going over the top. 

THE MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING

This memorial is dedicated to the British and Commonwealth Soldiers who were killed on the Ypres Salient and whose graves are unknown. The Last Post Ceremony commences here every evening at 8.00pm. 

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