Suffolk Guild
St Peter
Friday, 1 July 2016 in 2h 53 (8)
5100 Somme Surprise Major
B E Whiting and Trident
1 Adrian Knights
2 Mary S Garner
3 Jed Flatters
4 Joan Garrett
5 Nigel F C Gale
6 Thomas G Scase
7 Stephen D Pettman (C)
8 Brian E Whiting
First in the method by all and for the Guild.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, which started on 1/7/1916. This day was the worst day in the history of the British army, which suffered 57,470 casualties. Also remembering the other 350,000+ casualties by the end of the battle on 18/11/1916, of which nearly a quarter were fatalities.