Beaumont Hamel Memorial Park

=== by Bob Sutherland ===

Photographs of the Newfoundland War Memorial Park in Beaumont Hamel, France.

View looking up a hill at a caribou statue.
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A bronze Caribou statue standing on granite rock surrounded by plants that are native to Newfoundland.
The battlefield is now covered with grass and some trees.
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The killing fields where the battle took place.
A garden of boulders and evergreen bushes with the caribou statue and other memorials.
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One large and two small metal plaques that list the names of soldiers killed.
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One dead tree at the end of a row of living trees in a field.
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