Ibis Saint Quentin Basilique
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... cemeteries, small memorials, specific memorials, plaques. Some are attached to the local cemetery, others in the middle of ploughed fields. Some battles well known, others not, but the result is the same. Death.
All the memorials and cemeteries are well kept, with late flowering roses bringing life into the grounds. An apple tree, with its apples ...
... and a bit more time at the Australian National Memorial. Then off to the Devonshire Cemetery, Gordon Cemetery then back to Mametz Wood seeing the sun was out and hoping to get the bright colours of the Welsh Memorial. Before heading back to the campsite, pizza & beer for tea and heading off to sleep with it ...
Busy day with 15 cemeteries to visit so off and cracking...... Into Peronne Cemetery for VC - 1 then at Bancourt Cemetery found VC - 2, the Vaulx Hill Cemetery for VC - 3. Then Queant Road Cemetery I found VC - 4, then at Moeuvres Cemetery VC - 5, then Hermes Hill Cemetery for VC - 6, across the road at Hermes Cemetery for VC - 7. At Unicorn Cemetery was VC - 8 and Bellicourt was VC - 9. Seeing I only had 3 to look at it was that kind of ...
Due to this timing being when the Poms first engaged the Germans I headed up to St. Symphorien Cemetery where the first & last British soldiers to die in action are buried opposite each other by luck & also the first VC winner of the war. The Great War museum in Peronne and then back to Serre Rd cemetery to photograph the soldier from Gordon whose photo is in the museum at Villers ...
... a Kiwi animal with him and was AMAZING. He was so knowledgeable and loved the history of this area, he had quit his job about five years before to pursue his passion of the WW1 battlefields and loved giving tours. The amount of knowledge he had about everything to do with the war was amazing and he was constantly talking and telling us about everywhere we drove. Simple things like pointing out tree lines and then telling us that a German force walked down the road between those trees ...