The Battle of Mametz Wood was part of the Battle of the Somme - one of the largest fought during the First World War.
- The memorial stands just outside the village of Mametz in Picardy, overlooking the wood that was the objective of the 1916 battle
- 4,000 men from the 38th Division were killed or wounded in the Battle of Mametz Wood
- More than 1m soldiers on both sides were killed or wounded in the Battle of the Somme
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Breezy overnight. It will become fairly cloudy as the night progresses.
It should turn cloudier through the early hours with some patchy drizzle and some hill fog too.
It will be a breezy day with variable amounts of cloud and some bright or sunny spells.