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Thiepval Memorial on the Somme is one of the largest British World War I memorials. 600 British and French war graves are at this memorial - together with the names of 72,000 British soldiers are carved into the stones of this memorial. The memorial is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.            
 
Thiepval - Albert

The central memorial stone inside the Thiepval Memorial.

The central memorial stone inside the Thiepval Memorial.
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One of the many French "Unknown" graves at the Thiepval Memorial.

One of the many French "Unknown" graves at the Thiepval Memorial.
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The Thiepval Memorial seen from the cemetery.

The Thiepval Memorial seen from the cemetery.
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One of the many Commonwealth "A Soldier of the Great War" graves at the Thiepval Memorial.

One of the many Commonwealth "A Soldier of the Great War" graves at the Thiepval Memorial.
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The Commonwealth section of the Thiepval Memorial cemetery - seen from the Memorial.

The Commonwealth section of the Thiepval Memorial cemetery - seen from the Memorial.
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The Thiepval Memorial seen from the distance (1st Australian Division Memorial ).

The Thiepval Memorial seen from the distance (1st Australian Division Memorial ).
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