Travels on the Somme Part Five – The Battlefield of Beaumont-Hamel: Hawthorn Ridge, the Sunken Lane & Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery

The battlefield of Beaumont-Hamel. Taken from what was No Man’s Land on 1st July 1916, this view looks east towards the village, the church spire visible in the distance.  The German front line once traversed this picture from left to … Continue reading Travels on the Somme Part Five – The Battlefield of Beaumont-Hamel: Hawthorn Ridge, the Sunken Lane & Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery