The Cambrai Memorial commemorates more than 7,000 servicemen of the United Kingdom and South Africa who died in the Battle of Cambrai in November and December 1917 and whose graves are not known. The Memorial was designed by Harold Chalton Bradshaw with sculpture by Charles S. Jagger.

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2 images A great memorial on the side of the road, this has the names of thousands of the fallen inscribed on panels, where soldiers have no known grave. I found the names of 8 Rutlanders here.
By John Stokes on Monday 3rd November '14 at 9:31am
A Rutlander, living in Belgium
8 images Herewith pictures of the names of Rutlanders on this memorial
By John Stokes on Monday 3rd November '14 at 9:38am
A Rutlander, living in Belgium

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.

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