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The bombardment of Beaumont Hamel, 2 July 1916

Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1916.

The heavily fortified village of Beaumont Hamel on the Somme was attacked by the British 29th Division on 1 July. The assault was beaten off by the German defenders and 223 officers and 5,017 other ranks from the 29th Division were killed or wounded. The village was finally captured by the 51st Division on 13-14 November 1916.

From an album of 22 official photographs.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1995-03-86-15


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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