sign the petition to save the view from hill 60 Ieper

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  1. Hill 60 Petition, help save the view! this site is of huge significance to the British Army
    Hill 60 Petition, help save the view!

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    Please help Hill 60! sign the petition:


    http://www.savehill60.org/

    A Wikiword on the subject:

    Wikipedia
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  2. \this site is of huge importance, we would really appreciate all your help!

    Thank you

    Soren
     
  3. Wiki doesn't say much.
     
  4. Bad CO

    Bad CO LE Admin Reviews Editor Gallery Guru

    Link fixed & petition signed.

    Winston Churchill said of the Ypres salient that "A more sacred place for the British race does not exist"
     
  5. It was most probably the case over 60 years ago. The most sacred place these days is the off licence.
     
  6. msr

    msr LE

    Dipso, ASBO, Fatso, Tesco...
     
  7. Hill 60 is basically a graveyard with no headstones.Not a place to build a family home really,you might even find yourself building your house on an unexploded mine,not Anti personnel but Anti Hill!


    http://www.westernfrontphotography.com/main.php?g2_itemId=1471

    Just one of the many Battalions pulverised at Ypres http://www.1stbattmons.co.uk/
     
  8. Maybe you should try contacting the South Wales Argus Newspaper,there must be half of Newport´s war dead lying in Ypres?
     
  9. Fatalities from the 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment in a single day. Apparently the list is not complete:

    2811 Rfn Ashcroft Wilfred 08/05/1915
    2283 Pte Ayliffe Norman 08/05/1915
    2468 Rfn Bailey Victor 08/05/1915
    1623 Pte Baiss Frederick 08/05/1915
    1283 Pte Beasley Bert 08/05/1915
    2172 Pte Berry James 08/05/1915
    2113 Pte Blackmore William 08/05/1915
    1887 Pte Blight Audley 08/05/1915
    1277 L/Cpl Bosworth Arthur Richard 08/05/1915
    2198 L/Cpl Bowen Courtney 08/05/1915
    159 Cpl Brown Robert William 08/05/1915
    2486 Pte Cheek Ernest 08/05/1915
    2025 Pte Clark Charles 08/05/1915
    2197 Pte Cloud Sidney Thomas 08/05/1915
    1825 Pte Cole William George 08/05/1915
    2033 Pte Coombes Arthur James 08/05/1915
    2026 Cpl Counsell Thomas Henry 08/05/1915
    1417 Cpl Curtis Thomas 08/05/1915
    1684 Pte Dade John 08/05/1915
    251 Sgt Davies Thomas Courtney 08/05/1915
    1497 Pte Davies Gomer 08/05/1915
    1713 Pte Davies Rowland 08/05/1915
    1922 Pte Davies Mathew 08/05/1915
    2939 Rfn Dawes William Albert James 08/05/1915
    2134 Pte Dick William James 08/05/1915
    2621 Rfn Duckham Stanley 08/05/1915
    2116 Pte Edmunds Herbert Arthur 08/05/1915
    2480 Pte Edwards William Reginald 08/05/1915
    1895 Pte Evans David 08/05/1915
    856 Pte Field David 08/05/1915
    2460 Rfn Flook Harry 08/05/1915
    1663 Pte Foley John 08/05/1915
    2612 Pte Francis Edgar Charles 08/05/1915
    2194 Cpl Garbutt William 08/05/1915
    71 CSM Gardner Harold Joseph 08/05/1915
    1512 Pte Gardner Albert 08/05/1915
    2425 Pte Gill Bertram Walter 08/05/1915
    2208 Pte Gray James Albert 08/05/1915
    1601 Pte Grenville Patrick 08/05/1915
    1808 L/Cpl Griffiths Thomas Henry 08/05/1915
    1445 Sgt Harvey Charles Vincent 08/05/1915
    790 Sgt Hearder Kirk 08/05/1915
    2348 Pte Hill Sydney 08/05/1915
    384 Buglr Hillman Thomas John 08/05/1915
    2415 Pte Hillman James 08/05/1915
    1767 Pte Hobbs Charles William 08/05/1915
    2393 Pte Holbrook Richard George 08/05/1915
    2267 L/Cpl Howells Trevor L Rees 08/05/1915
    2655 Rfn Howells James Merlin 08/05/1915
    646 L/Cpl Hughes Hugh 08/05/1915
    1103 Pte Hughes Richard 08/05/1915
    1901 Pte Humphries Thomas 08/05/1915
    2087 Pte Hyde George Harry 08/05/1915
    1991 Pte James Hector 08/05/1915
    2162 L/Cpl James Alfred John 08/05/1915
    2375 Pte Jenkins William John 08/05/1915
    766 Cpl John William 08/05/1915
    1082 Pte Johnson Percy 08/05/1915
    1085 Pte Jones David 08/05/1915
    1147 Pte Jones William 08/05/1915
    1710 Pte Jones David Thomas 08/05/1915
    2215 Pte Jones Ernest 08/05/1915
    2316 Pte Jones Howard Gaston 08/05/1915
    2277 Pte Kimber Albert George 08/05/1915
    1818 L/Cpl Law Rueben 08/05/1915
    1643 Pte Leach Ernest Percy 08/05/1915
    376 Pte Lewis George 08/05/1915
    2401 Pte Lewis Alwyn Joseph 08/05/1915
    2420 Pte Lewis Robert 08/05/1915
    2057 Pte Lewison William Reginald 08/05/1915
    2407 Pte Lloyd William John 08/05/1915
    1356 Pte Mapp Harry 08/05/1915
    2027 Sgt Miles William Charles 08/05/1915
    2204 Pte Moore Arthur Reginald 08/05/1915
    139 Sgt Moran Edward Thomas 08/05/1915
    551 L/Cpl Morgan William 08/05/1915
    2030 Cpl Morgan Henry 08/05/1915
    2390 Pte Morgan Albert Henry 08/05/1915
    1396 Pte Morgans Morgan 08/05/1915
    415 Pte Morrall Joseph 08/05/1915
    1165 L/Cpl Morris Percy 08/05/1915
    2402 Pte Morris John 08/05/1915
    1569 Pte Murphy James 08/05/1915
    2322 Pte Newton Allan 08/05/1915
    1036 L/Cpl Nudd James George 08/05/1915
    1463 Pte O'Leary Thomas John 08/05/1915
    2416 Pte Panter Arthur 08/05/1915
    2307 Pte Parry Percy Samuel 08/05/1915
    2699 Rfn Peacock Tom 08/05/1915
    2581 Rfn Pearce Victor Gordon 08/05/1915
    2648 Rfn Phillips Clifford John 08/05/1915
    2063 Pte Pook Clifford Thomas 08/05/1915
    2170 Pte Pope Arthur John 08/05/1915
    2299 Pte Prickett Ernest Edmund 08/05/1915
    1577 Pte Priest Cyril Francis 08/05/1915
    2433 Pte Probert James Melville 08/05/1915
    2077 Pte Rees Theophil 08/05/1915
    2333 Pte Robinson John 08/05/1915
    2071 Pte Rowland Henry 08/05/1915
    1579 Pte Saunders Frank 08/05/1915
    429 Pte Saysell William Henry 08/05/1915
    2233 L/Cpl Seary Frank S 08/05/1915
    2489 Rfn Sheppard James Henry 08/05/1915
    2404 Pte Simmonds William 08/05/1915
    1377 Pte Simms Ivor 08/05/1915
    2541 Rfn Skinner William Robert 08/05/1915
    2326 Pte Stephens Howard Cecil 08/05/1915
    1793 Pte Stevens Edgar Bertram 08/05/1915
    2493 Pte Stewart James Henry 08/05/1915
    1660 Pte Strong Francis William 08/05/1915
    1769 Pte Taylor Francis Cyril 08/05/1915
    1418 Pte Teague Hubert 08/05/1915
    2080 Pte Thayer William 08/05/1915
    1416 Pte Thomas John 08/05/1915
    2186 Pte Tilley William George 08/05/1915
    1740 Pte Tindall James 08/05/1915
    1965 Pte Ward George 08/05/1915
    1778 Pte Warman Francis 08/05/1915
    1164 Sgt Waters Wyndham 08/05/1915
    2169 Pte White Job William 08/05/1915
    3037 Rfn White Albert 08/05/1915
    2248 Pte Whitney Lewis Meredith 08/05/1915
    1307 Pte Williams Owen 08/05/1915
    1442 Pte Williams Alban 08/05/1915
    2380 Pte Williams Phillip Arthur 08/05/1915
    3135 Pte Williams Walter John 08/05/1915
    2225 Pte Winkworth William Henry 08/05/1915
    3112 Pte Young William Charles 08/05/1915
     
  10. Thank you all so much, some good ideas, hopefully I will chase them up and get some more signatures!!
     
  11. Signed.

    Amazed that someone would want to build on a graveyard

    Odo
     
  12. Signed.
    Why not put this on www.1914-1918.net this is a WW1 site populated by historians, and others with an interest in this sort of thing.
     
  13. Signed, and happy to do so.
     
  14. ancienturion

    ancienturion LE Book Reviewer

  15. Gladly signed.