Serre Road Cemetery No 1

Picardy | France

In 2016, to commemorate the battle of the Somme, The Commonwealth War Graves Commission released a short film with a  letter sent by 'Florrie' in 1916 to her brother. 

Read by Maxine Peake in a manner which never fails to.........well, see for yourself. 

Video attribution: YouTube, CWGC and Maxine Peake.

By a 1917 Royal Charter, the Imperial War Graves Commission was formed. 

Now called the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, it works to commemorate the 1.7 million men and women from the Commonwealth who lost their lives in the two World Wars.

Please visit the CWGC website and consider supporting the work they do.

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