1st July marks 101 years since the Battles of the Somme, deemed the most deadly battles of WW1. This was the worst day in British military history, with nearly 60,000 casualties on the first day alone.
In remembrance of the men who fought and died why not trace your Somme Tommy ancestor's footprints via our online interactive maps - WW1 Troop Movements.
Also get your FREE ‘SOMME101’ download from Forces War Records which includes:
• INTERACTIVE WW1 MAPS - Tracing your ancestor’s troop movements during the Somme Battles. Created by Forces War Records specialists, using military information from Orders of Battle (ORBATS).
• QUICK GUIDE TO - Researching Your Somme Tommy
• THIEPVAL MEMORIAL - Then and Now
• WAR DIARY EXTRACT - Fit only for Devil to live ‘first day of Somme account’
• Exclusive Print & Frame’ commemorative scroll - simply print, fill in the details of your ancestor, and frame.
PLUS much more see HERE (or click the image below)