Marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. 15 September 2016, Longueval, France.
The Somme Offensive was the first action undertaken by the New Zealand Division on the Western Front. On 15 September 1916 the New Zealand Division saw action at Morval and Thiepval Ridge. This action is also known as the Battle of Longueval. New Zealand suffered over 8,000 casualties and 2,000 deaths during the Somme Offensive.
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