6th Battalion, Royal Berks
1st July 1916

Gallery - Latter Stages of the Somme

The Somme Campaign finally ground to a halt in the mud of late Autumn, 1916. Total Allied and German casualties were approx. 1,300,000 of which the British share was some 400,000. The Allied high command now began to turn it's attention to 1917 and the next major attempt at a breakthrough - Ypres.

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