The Last Tree.

This hornbeam in Delville wood near Longueval is the only surviving original tree of the battles...
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My father during his NS with the Duke of Wellington's Regiment, Minden,1953 Vickers MG (done badly), Manchester Regt, Troodos Cyprus 1937 JLR Pass Off Dec '74 7593 Entrance to living accommodation in Princess Mary Barrack, Singapore St. Luke's Church in Abbottabad Q Sannas Post VC Battery 5th Regt RA The Last Tree. 1599 Templer Bks - Lecture Theatre 2724 3281 3335 film setting 17th SS 5541
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This hornbeam in Delville wood near Longueval is the only surviving original tree of the battles of 1916. Attacked on 15th. July 1916 by the South Africans, with 4000 men. When relived 6 days; later
only 143 were to come out of the wood unscathed
  1. gallowglass
    gallowglass
    Ons vir jou Suid Afrika
  2. Zofo
    Zofo
    Great picture, great history...
  3. noremorse
    noremorse
    Last surviving tree? It must have been well tooled up in that scrap!