battle of hazebrouck

From the Grand Place in Hazebrouck follow the D916 Bethune road. dailyinfo[5]='808 Private William Douglas WRIGHT Canadian Army Dental Corps who died on 05/10/1920 MONTREAL (MOUNT ROYAL) CEMETERY Canada' The Great War Forum Limited He turned 18 on 28th July 1917, and so I assume it can't have been earlier than that - which is why I was intrigued why you, Jan, think that your grandfather joined the battalion quite a few months earlier, but with a much higher number. It was at this point that Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig issued what Australia’s official war correspondent, C.E.W Bean, described as his famous ‘Backs to the Wall’ appeal to British and Commonwealth troops on 11 April 1918. The British-held rail centre of Hazebrouck would be captured and the British troops in Belgian Flanders could sent westwards and stuck on the Belgian coast. This old College was an English hospital during the First World War. "Albemarle" Royal Navy who died on 06/10/1920 PORTSMOUTH (KINGSTON) CEMETERY United Kingdom' dailyinfo[27]='610669 Corporal Joseph Daniel PAVEY 19th Bn. Frederick re-enlisted with the Army Pay Corps in September 1918 and served in Nottingham until he was transferred to the Army Reserve on 9th March 1919. This would divide and cut the British Second Army near the Lys river away from the British Army in Artois. Battle of Hazebrouck. Once they attacked, the line crumbled and the Portuguese fled with minimal resistance. Not long after this barrage, heavy concentrations of German infantry started towards the Australian lines. if (month<10) month="0"+month Battle of Bailleul. I don't know when he was posted to the 2nd Royal Scots from the Royal Warwicks but believe it must have been around Januray 1917 from his Regimental Number. Lancashire Fusiliers who died on 21/10/1920 KEIGHLEY (MORTON) CEMETERY United Kingdom' Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Debbie Williamson and Broadway Remembers with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. A platoon of A Company practically reached the nearest cottages without a sign of hostile opposition being shown. Hazebrouck, a small town of 13 000 inhabitants, was critical to the Allies as the town’s railway was responsible for delivering half their daily food and munitions supplies. The Royal Field Artillery, who were supporting the Australian defence of Hazebrouck, soon directed fire on this area and scattered the German troops—though did not prevent other lines of German skirmishers advancing towards different points of the Australian line. Many British soldiers are buried in the cemeteries around the town. First Army (Horne) I Corps (Holland) 3rd Division, fought in the defence of Hinges Ridge 4th Division, fought in the defence of Hinges Ridge 55th (West Lancashire) Division 3rd Brigade of 1st Division. The operation would, however, only be possible to start from April. dailyinfo[9]='34413 Private Charles FRIEDLANDER 5th Bn. Further German attacks towards the important supply centre of Hazebrouck were slowed by the defending British troops, before being stopped by the Australian 1st Division occupying a defensive position 5 miles (8 kilometers) from the town on 13 April. Allen Rupert Ingleram TWISLETON-WYKEHAM-FIENNES M C 34th Bty. The German offensive, however was cleverly conceived. dailyinfo[18]= '18159 Guardsman John BOWES 3rd Bn. dailyinfo[11]='8865 Bearer SUGHAR SINGH 8th Coy. var day=mydate.getDay()

Furious work was now taken on preparing defensive works with the 3rd Australian Tunnelling Company and a mix of other units including the 78th Chinese labour battalion. In my grandfather's case he was (1) a marksman, and his skill as a sniper may have speeded things up; and (2) 6'1" tall, and sent as a part of a draft of large men to 19th Durham Light Infantry, a Bantam battalion that was deemed in need of them. dailyinfo[3]='48191 Rifleman Stancliffe RILEY 2nd Bn. dailyinfo[30]='14/1745 Private Frederick Charles FRANKLIN 14th Bn. Le service web Alexandria est motorisé par Memodata pour faciliter les recherches sur Ebay. Features: Stunning Graphics: - Magnificent graphics, as in PC games seen on steam: full 3d realistic models of military airplanes. dailyinfo[15]= '14296 Guardsman Edgar NELMES M M, Mentioned in Despatches 2nd Bn. dailyinfo[29]='143 Stoker BAHAUDDIN BHOLA MIYAN Royal Indian Marine who died on 29/10/1920 BOMBAY 1914-1918 MEMORIAL, MUMBAI India' Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding Regiment) who died on 09/10/1920 NEWMARKET CEMETERY United Kingdom' Les cookies nous aident à fournir les services. This was the first phase of the battle and involved the German forces attacking the defending Portuguese and British Divisions.[1]. The Sixth Army then attacked with eight divisions. When we saw miles of infantry slowly but surely goose-stepping towards us. Online Multiplayer: - Online gaming and fights against pilots from all around the world: US, GB, Germany, Russia, Brazil,Turkey, Pakistan and many others. although a number of men that I have been following, with 5-figure numbers starting with "5", went to France/Flanders in early 1918. It was later reported by letter to his parents that Harold had been killed in action on either 12th or 14th April and that he had been buried between Estaires and Le Grand Pacault. Grenadier Guards who died on 15/10/1920 BRISTOL (GREENBANK) CEMETERY United Kingdom'