Friday 16 November 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 2 comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Frontline troops

Monday 15 October 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 2 comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Exhibition

I should have done this ages ago, but as the saying goes, 'better late than never...'

These are just a few snaps I took of the exhibition today.

The entrance to the exhibition featuring Frank Hurley's well-known photograph

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Thursday 4 October 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 3 comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Commemoration

The remains of five AIF soldiers will be laid to rest today with full military honours in the Buttes New British Cemetery at Polygon Wood, Belgium.  The remains were discovered by chance in September 2006 during roadwork and pipe-laying excavations near the small village of Westhoek.  This is situated in the middle of the dreaded Ypres-Passchendaele Salient where up to half a million casualties on both sides fell, of which tens of thousands were either never recovered or were unidentifiable.

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