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Divisional Commander, Sir Henry de Beauvoir De Lisle, was to write of the Newfoundlanders effort at Beaumont-Hamel: “It was a magnificent display of trained and disciplined valour, and its assault failed of success because dead men can advance no further.” The Battle of the Somme was a pivotal moment in warfare. At the Somme, Field more »