EXHIBITION: Sappers and the Somme
June 25, 2016 - April 17, 2017
Now extended until 17 April 2017!This exhibition will commemorate the contribution of the Royal Engineers in supporting the Army at the Battle of the Somme. Their actions included tunnelling into enemy territory, surveying the area to reflect a constantly changing battlefield and using experimental technologies like flamethrowers (to name but a few). The Royal Engineers were key to the Army’s efforts at the Somme.