| images by john ecker, pantheon photography

Lest we forget: Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland memorial, France, photo by John Ecker, Pantheon Photography

LEST WE FORGET: BEAUMONT-HAMEL NEWFOUNDLAND MEMORIAL, FRANCE:  July 1st, 2011 is the 95th anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel.  It was a defining moment for Newfoundland and one of the bloodiest battles of World War I.  Now celebrated across the nation as Canada Day, July 1st is remembered each year in Newfoundland as the day so many sons of the colony died on the killing field of Beaumont-Hamel, France.  Click here for more information about the battle of Beaumont Hamel.    Image by John Ecker     |     pantheon photography


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