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The Delville Wood memorial in the Companys Garden Cape Town

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ENVENUE SUR LE SITE OFFICIEL DE DELVILLE WOOD.

ENVENUE SUR LE SITE OFFICIEL DE DELVILLE WOOD.

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The Somme, France. Delville Wood South African National Memorial

The Delville Wood South African National Memorial is a World War I memorial, located in Delville Wood, near the commune of Longueval, in the Somme département of France. It is opposite the Delville Wood Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery, on the other side of the Longueval-Ginchy road. Unlike the other national memorials to the missing raised to commemorate the part played by Dominion forces on the Western Front in World War I, this memorial has no names inscribed on it. Instead…

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This is a photo of my Great Grandpa circa 1890. The photo was layred inbetween a black matting that was unremovable,,so, I had to copy it with the black frame on. I added some punch work to jaz it up some. Chip board is fabscraps. Thanks so much for stop

Edwardian ladies Union of South Africa Pageant committee, 1910.

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Pageant committee (women) 1910.

South African Military History Society - Journal - COMMEMORATIVE POLITICS - The Delville Wood South African National Monument at Longueval, France

South African Military History Society - Journal - COMMEMORATIVE POLITICS - The Delville Wood South African National Monument at Longueval, France

South African woman placing a wreath on her brother's grave at Deville Wood, the Somme

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Historical Photos: WW1 1916 Battle of Delville Wood

WW1 1916 Battle of Delville Wood

The battle of Delville wood was very near the Somme and brutal for all those involved. Not many survived but the mainly South African allied troops held on in the end against the Germans. Really telling photo, absolute devastation of the woods an carnage as far as the eye can see yet the troops are still manning the trench! Not much cover left from this part of the woods.

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The Battle of Delville Wood was very near the Somme and brutal for all those involved. Not many survived but the mainly South African allied troops held on in the end against the Germans  Absolute devastation of the woods; carnage stretch along the horizon.

WW1 1916 Battle of Delville Wood

The battle of Delville wood was very near the Somme and brutal for all those involved. Not many survived but the mainly South African allied troops held on in the end against the Germans. Really telling photo, absolute devastation of the woods an carnage as far as the eye can see yet the troops are still manning the trench! Not much cover left from this part of the woods.

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