War Memorial

War Memorial

Description by Commonwealth War graves Commission
The 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. Over 90% of those commemorated died between July and November 1916. The memorial also serves as an Anglo-French Battle Memorial in recognition of the joint nature of the 1916 buy ativan online offensive and a small cemetery containing equal numbers of Commonwealth and French graves lies at the foot of the memorial.

The memorial, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, was built between 1928 and 1932 and unveiled by the Prince of Wales, in the presence of the President of France, on 1 August 1932 (originally scheduled for 16 May but due to the death of French President Doumer the ceremony was postponed until August).

War Surname Forenames Nationality Rank Service No No Records = 11
WW I BISHOP Frederick George UK Corporal 1651 View Details
WW I CORNISH John Adams UK Sergeant 542 View Details
WW I GREENSLADE Frederick Osborn UK Private 22462 View Details
WW I HOPCROFT George Henry UK Private 13493 View Details
WW I MAIDMENT John Louis Andrews UK Private 63379 View Details
WW I PHILLIPS Richard Morville UK Sergeant 1381 View Details
WW I SLOMAN John UK Gunner 105088 View Details
WW I SPEED Albert John UK Gunner 130192 View Details
WW I VERRAN William UK Private 13504 View Details
WW I WILSON W Henry UK Gunner 4323 View Details
WW I WORDEN Samuel Rueben UK Gunner 147782 View Details