With our new gite, Fairbanks, which we rent out in the heart of the Somme battlefields we never expected to have stay a relative of William Fairbank. Fairbanks was named after William’s ancestor who planted fruit trees after the Great
We remember 2nd Lieutenant Charles Horace Larkins of the Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex) Regiment who died of wounds in the Battle of Cambrai 100 years ago today and is commemorated on the Louverval Memorial to the Missing. He was
A wonderful day with Chris Hodges and friends from Northern Ireland. During the tour we visited Guillemont Church and the 16th Irish Division Memorial on the Somme. We remembered too the significance of the centenary of the Battle of Messines
A wonderful tour of Thiepval wood and trenches with an exceptional attentive school, Carmadean primary school from Livingston in Scotland. The photograph is taken in front of the Ulster Tower Memorial.