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The Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial is created in memory of the 1st Battalion of the Canadian Newfoundland Regiment, who fought a major Battle at this location during World War I. This site also commemorates all Newfoundlanders who fought in the Great War, particularly those who have no known grave.
 
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One of the signs showing the way to the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.
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A memorial plate at the entrance to the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.

A memorial plate at the entrance to the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.
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The remains of some of the World War I trenches at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. After the war these trenches were let untouched all over this huge area.

The remains of some of the World War I trenches at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. After the war these trenches were let untouched all over this huge area.
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The flags outside the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.

The flags outside the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.
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The footpath leading up to the central memorial mound at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. On the mound, surrounded by rock and shrubs native to Newfoundland, there stands a great bronze caribou, the emblem of the Newfoundland Regiment.

The footpath leading up to the central memorial mound at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. On the mound, surrounded by rock and shrubs native to Newfoundland, there stands a great bronze caribou, the emblem of the Newfoundland Regiment.
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The World War I cemetery at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. Due to heavy rain the cemetery was not visited during our visit to the area.

The World War I cemetery at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. Due to heavy rain the cemetery was not visited during our visit to the area.
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