The Battle of Fromelles Tour Map

Usually I don’t tell you in advance which cemeteries we shall be visiting on our tours, but on this occasion you get to see the tour map before the tour.  This is where we are off to next, and if you compare it with the map for last year’s Tour of the Nursery, you can see that this tour begins very close to where we started that one; Y Farm Cemetery, where the Nursery Tour began, is a little to the south west of Bois-Grenier, and Rue-David Military Cemetery, where our next tour will begin, is just a little further west.  From there, though, we shall be heading into new territory, continuing west, and then south, until we arrive in Fromelles itself, before we finish with a brief visit to Sailly-sur-la-Lys.

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7 Responses to The Battle of Fromelles Tour Map

  1. edward taylor says:

    M
    looking at my family tree I found that Brother in law of 1st cousin 2x was killed Sidney Dwight killed 19th July 1916 No Grave name on Loos Memorial
    He was killed at the Battle of Fromelles

    • Magicfingers says:

      Edward, I think you are going to find this tour of great interest, as it has a lot to do with the missing of Fromelles and where their bodies are buried. Watch this space.

  2. Morag L Sutherland says:

    if you are at the memorial wall at VC corner can you please take a photo of Arthur Bragg- I have recently discovered he is a relation of mine by marriage……………thanks
    not to worry if it is not possible

  3. Magicfingers says:

    Hello Morag. I can do that! In fact I already have. Do you want me to email the image to you?

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