BATTLEFIELD GUIDE - MONCHY LE PREUX AND BATTLE OF ARRAS

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BATTLEFIELD GUIDE - MONCHY LE PREUX AND BATTLE OF ARRAS

Postby David Nicholls » Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:08 pm

My Grandfather Lance Corporal Harold Ruffle 40365 was in the 4th Worcesters. He was wounded on 23 April 1917 at Monchy le Preux. My cousins and I are visiting Monchy le Preux in early July 2017 and would like a guide to the battlefield and wider area. Can anybody suggest anyone please. Many thanks.
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Re: BATTLEFIELD GUIDE - MONCHY LE PREUX AND BATTLE OF ARRAS

Postby gilbo139 » Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:30 pm

Jeremy Banning...the author, is an expert in the Arras area and by arrangement will do some guiding. His book written with Peter Barton called Arras could be used as a guide for doing the area in your own time and way which I prefer. Before Endevours Fade by Rose Coombs or Major Holts guide books could also be worth looking at! Regards Colin
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Re: BATTLEFIELD GUIDE - MONCHY LE PREUX AND BATTLE OF ARRAS

Postby David Nicholls » Sun Jan 01, 2017 2:25 pm

Many thanks Colin for your prompt reply. I'll look at the books. Best wishes
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Re: BATTLEFIELD GUIDE - MONCHY LE PREUX AND BATTLE OF ARRAS

Postby gilbo139 » Sun Jan 01, 2017 2:41 pm

Just a thought as well....if you wanted a local guide then try The Great War Forum if you,re not already a member as someone on there will know a contact.......interestingly my Great Grandad was also 4 th Worcester's but died on The Somme in Nov 1916 ! Regards Colin
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Re: BATTLEFIELD GUIDE - MONCHY LE PREUX AND BATTLE OF ARRAS

Postby David Nicholls » Sun Jan 01, 2017 5:50 pm

Many thanks Colin
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