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A desperately needed haircut. The hairdresser didn't speak any english, so pantomime and pointing saved the day. Attended on the spot plus she resisted giving me a brush cut that other hairdressers have found necessary, so left with a smile.
Have a list of names and locations for Lyn's soldiers, so zig-zagging across the countryside to find them. Everywhere you go ...
Rained all night and looks like it wouldn't change during the day. First stop was the Newfoundland Park at Beaumont Hamel where I took a self guided tour around the battle site. Then stumbled on the NZ Memorial at Longueval before getting to Deville Wood where the South Africans have their memorial & museum. Then back to ...
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 ...
... Oliver told us that when the ground wasn't frozen he can pick up handfuls at a time of various shrapnel.
It was also special to understand the landscapes that the soldiers were fighting for. There were big open fields with tiny valleys and ridges. So of course the sought after ground was any of the ridges, and standing upon any of them Oliver could point out the direction the opposing force was coming from and explain how they came up to one another. At one stage we could ...
... which was the highest spot in the area and was occupied by the Germans at the time of the Battle of Pozieres. From there, we saw, in the distance,where the Australians began their march forward in their assault and imagined the Germans watching and waiting, from their vantage point, as they approached. We moved on and stopped at the civil cemetery which was the exact place where Danny's 26th Battalion began moving forward in attack and followed the mens' footsteps (though many ...