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mods trip oct 2010
« on: January 15, 2011, 09:50:41 AM »
Manchester hill  with the quarry on the left, more to follow
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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2011, 09:58:41 AM »
looking down on the German lines by the new factories

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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2011, 10:08:16 AM »
the Australian Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux
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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2011, 10:10:42 AM »
looking down from the tower.

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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2011, 04:02:46 PM »
Thiepval monument to the missing

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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2011, 09:04:46 AM »
LOCHNAGER CRATER ,3 and 4  are not my photos and are freely available on the net.
1/ looking towards British lines
2./ looking from British side,
3/ PTE George Nugent was found close to the crater edge  on the British side.
4/ the crater.
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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2011, 02:06:44 PM »
1/south African memorial
2/ entrance Caterpillar Valley CEMETERY
3/THISTLE DUMP CEMETERY, photo taken from caterpillar valley cemetery
4/ Longueval road cemetery


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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2011, 12:55:27 PM »
new memorial as you turn towards  delville wood cemetery and south African memorial as you can see we were there before the opening,
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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2011, 01:24:34 PM »
1/forum badge  on all the manchesters in mendinghem
2/ Mendinghem Military Cemetery
3/4.  Nine Elms Cemetery


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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2011, 05:50:03 PM »
1/ The Basilica in Albert; the golden virgin on the top
    The troops in ww1 believed that if it fell the war would end
2/  Next Museum in Albert
3/  one of the displays

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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2011, 05:59:20 PM »
we spent a couple of hours in PERONNE Museum
the second photo brought a smile or two
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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2011, 06:12:00 PM »
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1/ Delville Wood on a early October morning taken just past the new football battalions memorial
2/ ‘FRANCILLY SELENCY’ this photo is just a few yards away from the Manchester memorial
BEST TRANSLATION I COULD FIND ,
MEMOURE OF THE LEFEVRE LIONEL 1904-1974
ORDER OF THE LEGION OF HONOR
JOSEPH Loiseau RISISTANCE
HEAD OF NETWORK FOR LAISNÉ STRENGTH IRON AND RELEASE
OFFSET BY THE NAZIS IN 1943 TO CAMP DORA
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Re: mods trip oct 2010
« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2012, 10:41:29 AM »
HIGH WOOD, taken from caterpillar valley cemetery