WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 27 – In Memory of One Who Fell

On 18th October 1916, exactly one hundred years ago, night had well and truly fallen over the Butte de Warlencourt when Sergeant Frederick Neville Woodger of “D” Coy, 3rd Regiment South African Infantry moved up to the front line, in the newly dug Pearse’s Trench at the base of the Butte. He would not see … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 27 – In Memory of One Who Fell

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 18 – Another Month of War

A look at the major events of the conflict during January 1916: Saturday 1st Under the command of Canadian General Charles Macpherson Dobeli, British forces capture Taunde in the Cameroons "Sir Charles Macpherson Dobell" by John Singer Sargenthttp://jssgallery.org/Paintings/10242.html  Licensed under Public Domain via Commons Sunday 2nd The P&O British cargo ship SS Geelong sinks in the … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 18 – Another Month of War