THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France Pier and Face 8 D
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929).
Theatre of War:
The Battle of the Somme which had started in July 1916 dragged on into the Autumn of that year. On 25th September Private Chadwick was a member of the Grenadier Guards who were ordered to attack the ridge at Lesbouefs. The ridge was heavily defended and the Grenadier Guards suffered many casualties, over two thirds of the attacking force being killed or wounded.