Wednesday 11 April 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 24 comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Battles, Passchendaele (Ypres)

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Wednesday 11 April 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 5 comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Battles, Messines

The battle of Messines fought on 7 June 1917 was the first large-scale action involving Australian troops in Belgium and it also marked the entry of the 3rd Division into a major battle. Messines was an important success for the British Army leading up to the beginning of the Third Battle of Ypres several weeks later.

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Tuesday 3 April 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 33 comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Battles, Bullecourt, Commemoration

Sentries of the 8th Battalion in the Hindenburg Line (OGI Trench), captured in the fighting for Bullecourt. Identified nearest to camera is Lieutenant W. D. Joynt who would go on to win the Victoria Cross the following year back on the Somme near Peronne.E00439

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