Thiepval Memorial:

22469 Private, George Richard Sculpher, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
Killed in Action, France and Flanders 1st July 1916.
Thiepval Memorial.

The Thiepval Memorial, the Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, bears the names of more than 72,000 officers and men of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in the Somme sector before 20 March 1918 and have no known grave. The 1st July 1916 was the first day of the Battle of the Somme and the British Army suffered 57,470 causalities of which 19,240 were killed. The village of Thiepval was totally destroyed during World War 1 and the present day Thiepval is a short distance to the south-west of the original village location. The memorial at Thiepval is the largest British battle memorial in the world at 150 feet high with foundations 19 feet thick. On the Portland stone piers are the names of those who were lost in Somme battles between July 1916 and March 1918.