Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2016

Soldiers Of The Somme Remembered

This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jun 30th, 2016

Flintshire Record Office will be opening an exhibition to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme on Friday, 1 July. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The exhibition is entitled ‘Flintshire Soldiers on the Somme’ and highlights six soldiers from Flintshire (that is, Flintshire as it was in 1914) who died during the battle. The exhibition will be then be touring around the county and beyond as follows: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Flintshire Record Office, The Old Rectory, Hawarden: 1 July – 25 August;
Worthenbury Parish Church: 26 August – 2 September;
Rhyl Parish Church: 5 – 11 September;
Buckley Parish Church: 12 – 19 September;
Ffynnongroyw Parish Church: 20 – 29 September;
Flint Library: 1 – 31 October;
County Hall, Mold: 4 – 18 November. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Flintshire Record Office would like to give credit to the Flintshire War Memorials website for help in putting this exhibition together. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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