GALLERY: Somme parade in Lurgan

Pictures by Maynard Collins


Pictures by Maynard Collins


The 105th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme was marked with a parade in Lurgan last night.

The battle, the bloodiest in the history of the Army, commenced on July 1, 1916. Almost one tenth of those who died on the first day were from the 36th (Ulster) Division.  

Thanks to local photographer, Maynard Collins, who has sent us a gallery of pictures from the event which you can see here.

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