Battle of the Somme

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Indar Singh a Sikh soldier, who fought with and died fighting for the British armed forces in WW1 at the Battle of Somme in September 1916.
de Champlain founded Quebec; 1898: Captain Joshua Slocum sailed into Newport, Rhode Island, being the first to sail around the world solo; 1905: Russian troops killed more than 6,000 people in Odessa to restore order during a strike; 1916: The Battle of Somme during World War I began.
Tommy Gay, a veteran of the Battle of Somme in the First World War was moved to tears as a piper and bugler struck up on his lawn.
In Parenthesis will be staged at Royal Opera House in Covent Garden on July 1, 2016, which is the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Somme.
SDLP Councillor Pat McCarthy, who had proposed extending an invitation to the Irish Cabinet, said: "It is historic and symbolic that an Irish Government minister attended the Battle of Somme Commemoration this morning.
In 1916 during the Battle of Somme, Alun's brother George worried the Welsh song he kept singing 'O'r Niwl I'r Nef' - which means From Gloom to Glory - was unlucky.
The fighting formed part of the infamous Battle of Somme, in which more than one million soldiers on both sides were killed or wounded.
In 1916 during the Battle of Somme, Private Parry's brother George worried the Welsh song he kept singing 'O'r Niwl I'r Nef' - which means From Gloom to Glory - was unlucky.