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WW1cemeteries.com Sep 30
Two British soldiers searching the (British) dead for identification. Near Chipilly, 10 August 1918. © IWM (Q 23562)
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WW1cemeteries.com Sep 30
Battle of Bazentin Ridge. Rum issue to men of the 8th Battalion, Black Watch in the Carnoy Valley soon after the return of the 26th Infantry Brigade, 9th (Scottish) Division, from heavy fighting in the village of Longeuval, 14 - 19 July. © IWM (Q 4008)
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WW1cemeteries.com 11h
1926: Three men in Y Ravine. Identified on reverse: A. E. Canning of St. John's (left). “Y” Ravine, a natural depression in the landscape, was a heavily-fortified area that was honeycombed with dugouts.
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Paul Reed Sep 29
Autumn on the : Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, taken during the .
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WW1cemeteries.com 11h
26th November 1916: The vast crater formed by the detonation of a mine beneath Hawthorn Ridge, Beaumont Hamel on 1st July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
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Paul Reed 10h
- “And instantly the whole sky burned with fury against them; and soft sudden cups opened in thousands for their blood; and the green slopes chasmed and steepened sheer to infinite space.” (Wilfred Owen) : my image of the 1916 battlefields in 2014.
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Paul Reed Sep 29
The unveiling of the memorial to the 18th (Eastern) Division at Thiepval in August 1925. Interesting to see British Great War veterans in the background.
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Paul Reed 11h
Taken in 1922, looking from behind the Memorial to the Tyneside Scottish and Irish at La Boisselle, looking towards Albert and Tara and Usna Hills either side of the Albert-Bapaume Road. An amazing insight into this shattered landscape just after the war.
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Paul Reed Sep 27
Some dark and brooding images of the Thiepval Memorial on the , not long after it was unveiled in 1932.
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🐼 Ms Panda 🐼 Sep 27
This is my great grandad I never got to meet him but I know he was awarded the MM was mentioned in dispatches and was one of the lucky ones to survive, being at the as strange as it sounds I miss him.
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WW1cemeteries.com Sep 26
Machine Gun Corps officer, wearing trench waders, stands at the entrance of a captured German dug-out under the ruined Church at Beaumont Hamel, November, 1916. Dug-out nicknamed 'M.G.C. Ye Corner House'. © IWM Q 1555
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HistoricalHazzahs Sep 25
Tom the Tommy had a fantastic evening with the ’s Young Eagles explaining what it was like living in the of the . If you want Tom the Tommy to bring history to life on Zoom or visiting your club, class or group, drop us a message! 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧
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WW1cemeteries.com Sep 30
1926; Elsie Elizabeth Allardyce, Sir William Lamond Allardyce and three unidentified dignitaries at the Memorial Cross in "Y" Ravine Cemetery, Memorial Park
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WFA Sussex Branch 11h
The Thiepval Memorial on a misty Somme morning.
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Andrew Spratt 23h
1st July 1916 showing advance of some of 7th Division just East of Mametz info & image turned into a Gif.
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france_images Sep 23
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Revd Nicholas Pye Sep 30
George was baptised in 1878. 9 siblings. Enlisted Whitehall. Killed in action. Inscription on headstone is, ‘in loving memory from wife and 5 children K.S.’ KS being Kate Smart, his widow.
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Paul Reed 10h
- “But many there stood still, To face the stark, blank sky beyond the ridge, Knowing their feet had come to the end of the world.” (Wilfred Owen) : Image taken by me on the 1918 Battlefields in 2018.
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WW1cemeteries.com Sep 24
Desolation on the crest of the Pozieres Ridge at the eastern end of the village. Taken from the Albert-Bapaume road looking north towards a mound which is all that remains of Pozieres windmill, captured by the 2nd Australian Division on 3 August 1916. © IWM E(AUS) 15
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Scott Thompson Sep 22
An Australian Soldier trudging through the mud near Gueudecourt, towards in the end of the Campaign 1916. Soldiers in this sector in 1916/17 endured the harshest winter in 40 years Sources: E00577 &
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