School Projects

The aim of these projects is to link one pupil to one Unknown soldier that died at La Boisselle on July 1st 1916

Adopt an Unknown soldier

This lesson provides general information on the Unknown soldier and the battle that took place at La Boisselle on July 1st 1916. The pupils will learn the story of their unknown soldier as well as a detailed explanation of the tactics used on the day.

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You are in COMMAND

Pupils learn about the battle at La Boisselle then get the chance to take command of the battlefield.

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One Man’s War

Pupils follow one soldier’s journey through the battle at La Boisselle.

  • Pupils are issued with a bookmark containing an unknown soldier’s details
  • They visit the Virtual cemetery and read his story
  • They visit the battlefield where he fell
  • They visit Thiepval and find his name on the memorial

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