Category Archives: Delville Wood

The “Patrons of Lost Causes” visit again

Note: This post was written on Remembrance Sunday, but for some reason, it lingered on in the Drafts folder from which it has only now been extracted!  I’ve edited it to take account of this delay. Remembrance Sunday in Richmond Cemetery, 2014, … Continue reading

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George Alan Leak (c.1895–1916)

2987 Private George Alan Leak, Signaller, D Company, 1/South African Infantry Regiment Killed in Action, 18 July 1916, Delville Wood, The Somme. The accompanying photo is one of a number of photos found in a small tattered wallet belonging to … Continue reading

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