Ulster Memorial Tower Service of Remembrance - 1st July 2024
01 Jul

A Service of Remembrance to commemorate the 108th anniversary of The Battle of the Somme will be held at the Ulster Memorial Tower, Thiepval, France on the 1st of July 2024 at 2.30pm.

The memorial is a replica of Helen’s Tower on the Clandeboye Estate in Co. Down and this is the area, including the nearby Schwaben Redoubt, around which the 36th (Ulster) Division suffered huge casualties in the initial attack of the Battle of the Somme on the 1st of July 1916.

This event is organised by the Somme Association and details can be found at www.sommeassociation.com

Please be aware that parking is extremely limited.

Image created by Royal Engineers No.1 Printing Company. This photograph is @IWM Q11 from the collections of the IWM - Battle of the Somme. British artillery bombarding the German trenches (Schwaben Redoubt), 1st July 1916.

Ulster Memorial Tower, Rte de Saint-Pierre Divion, 80300 Thiepval, France
Ulster Memorial Tower Service of Remembrance - 1st July 2024, www.sommeassociation.com
01 Jul 2024 14:30