The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, took place during the First World War between 1 July and 18 November 1916. The tune was composed shortly after the battle by Pipe Major William Laurie of the 8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.
T:Battle of the Somme
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