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Fred Birks' final battle message map"

Glengorse Wood, nr. Ypres, Belgium

September 1917

This document accompanies an article in The Buckley Society Magazine Issue 8. March 1983 by J. E. Griffiths. See 28.108 for the message form which accompanies this map, Fred Birks' last despatch.




Sunken (?) Road in Glengorse Wood - Bank on Western side, 20ft high - Slight, gradual sloping bank on East - Impassable at North end - very bad at South end.


Strong points: Probably occupied


Dug-outs believed to be concrete.

NOTE: Air photographs show practically no signs of wire anywhere in this area.

Author: Army Message Map


Year = 1917

Month = September

Document = Map

Event = Historic

Gender = Male

Landscape = Cultivated

People = Single

Work = Military

Extra = Military

Extra = WW1

Extra = 1910s

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