Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (The 2/4th Battalion)

Research and Resources around the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry during WWI

1917, SEPTEMBER 27th – ARRAS

Gommecourt Wood from Old German Front Line, September 27 1917 Rose, Geoffrey K (MC)  In the foreground stands a small cluster of bomb damaged tree stumps, with open ground beyond and a wood lining the horizon.

Gommecourt Wood from Old German Front Line, September 27 1917
Rose, Geoffrey K (MC)
In the foreground stands a small cluster of bomb damaged tree stumps, with open ground beyond and a wood lining the horizon.

Gommecourt,  September 27 1917 Rose, Geoffrey K (MC)  A view of the heavily bomb damaged Gommecourt Wood, with the trees reduced to bare stumps. There appears to be the bomb damaged remains of a stone defensive emplacement in the centre middle ground.

Gommecourt,
September 27 1917
Rose, Geoffrey K (MC)
A view of the heavily bomb damaged Gommecourt Wood, with the trees reduced to bare stumps. There appears to be the bomb damaged remains of a stone defensive emplacement in the centre middle ground.

The "Six" Poplars Between the British and German Front Lines East of Hebuterne,  September 27 1917 Rose, Geoffrey K (MC)  Three bomb damaged stumps of poplar trees stand in a scarred rural landscape.

The “Six” Poplars Between the British and German Front Lines East of Hebuterne,
September 27 1917
Rose, Geoffrey K (MC)
Three bomb damaged stumps of poplar trees stand in a scarred rural landscape.

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