The 1st/7th Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry was involved in the Second Battle of Ypres
which was fought between April 22 and May 25, 1915.
July 31: The Third Battle of Ypres
, also known as Passchendaele, begins.
You will go to locations throughout the Salient, which will help you to understand the four stages of the Second Battle of Ypres
and the eight major phases of the Third Battle of Ypres
where British, Australian, New Zealand and Canadian divisions all fought at different times.
In the three months that the third battle of Ypres
raged, it is estimated that there were more than 325,000 allied and 260,000 enemy casualties.
Caption: The Second Battle of Ypres
by Richard Jack was commissioned by the Canadian War Memorials Fund to commemorate the first major action of Canadian troops at the Western Front during the First World War.
A three panel page follows skilfully using chiaroscuro and clever shading and providing historical facts about the First Battle of Ypres
Murdoch said: "The position that's been selected was known as Black Watch Corner and was where the First Battle of Ypres
McRae's poem was inspired by the death of a fellow officer at the Second Battle of Ypres
(1915) and was published in the British magazine Punch in December of the same year.
The village, lying on a slight ridge across the otherwise flat Flanders farmland, was a key objective of the so-called Third Battle of Ypres
What name was given to the Third Battle of Ypres
, fought in 1917?
Greenfield, an account of the second battle of Ypres
Pegahmagabow's first real taste of war came during the second battle of Ypres
, which played out in Belgium in April and May of 1915.
The diary gives us a unique insight into this period which included Neuve Chapelle and the first battle of Ypres
Born in 1860; Monro first saw combat action during the Second Boer War in South Africa; as commander of the 2d Division, I Corps, BEF, he served at Mons (August 23, 1914) and the Marne (September 4-10); later took part in the first battle of Ypres
(October 30-November 24), where he was lightly wounded while near the front line (October 31); placed in command of the I Corps (December); when the III Army was organized, he advanced to command of that formation (July 1915); sent to the Mediterranean to replace Gen.
A SINGLE word sums up the horror of what is officially known as the Third Battle of Ypres