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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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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 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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Many of the World War I bomb craters are still visible at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.

Many of the World War I bomb craters are still visible at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.
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A view from the top of the central memorial mound at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. The remains of some of the World War I trenches are very visible from here.

A view from the top of the central memorial mound at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. The remains of some of the World War I trenches are very visible from here.
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A memorial for the 29th Division at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.

A memorial for the 29th Division at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.
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The sign showing the whole Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial area.

The sign showing the whole Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial area.
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