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