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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 French section of the Thiepval Memorial cemetery.

The French section of the Thiepval Memorial cemetery.
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The Commonwealth section of the Thiepval Memorial cemetery.

The Commonwealth section of the Thiepval Memorial cemetery.
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Some of the 72,000 names that are carved into the Thiepval Memorial.

Some of the 72,000 names that are carved into the Thiepval Memorial.
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A road sign outside the Thiepval Memorial.

A road sign outside the Thiepval Memorial.
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Some of the World War I Commonwealth graves at the Thiepval Memorial.

Some of the World War I Commonwealth 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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