Saturday, January 17, 2015

Latest on Hertfordshire Regiment Memorial on the Western Front

Headlines from Herts Mercury, 18 August 1917

Herts at War announce that so far over £3000 has been raised for a memorial on the River Steenbeek in the small village of St Julien (Sint Juliaan), Belgium at the site of the Hertfordshire Regiment's attack on 31st July 1917. On that day 479 of 620 men that started the advance were either killed, wounded or captured in a little over two hours.

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