Dantzig Alley British Cemetery & Private Cecil Carrick Wotton

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A beautiful spring afternoon in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery. Continue reading

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Friends of Surrey Infantry Museum Tour to the Somme, May 2016

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Our land-vessel for three days.  The good ship Première docked safely outside the hotel in Arras.  She and Captain Dave served us proud. Continue reading

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Travels on the Somme Part Nineteen – Amiens Cathedral

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Amiens.  The River Somme flows peacefully through the city on its way to the sea. Continue reading

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Travels on the Somme Part Eighteen – Pozières: The Tank Corps Memorial

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Across the road from the site of Pozières windmill… Continue reading

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Travels on the Somme Part Seventeen – Pozières Windmill

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For centuries, a windmill stood here on the crest of the Pozières Ridge. Continue reading

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Travels on the Somme Part Sixteen – Snapshots from the Road

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A curiosity of a post, this one.  A series of random photos taken over the course of a few days, stitched together to take you on a trip up the D929 from Albert to Bapaume.  Exciting, eh?  Well, we’ll see.  We begin a little way south west of Albert, the Golden Virgin atop the Basilica glittering through the haze ahead. Continue reading

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Travels on the Somme Part Fifteen – La Boisselle: The Lochnagar Crater

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The crater. Continue reading

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