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2017 COMMEMORATIONS

Friday 7 July 2017 : Arques-la-Bataille.

Sunday 9 July 2017 : Delville Wood

2017 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The Museum will be closed on the following days :

Friday 14 July 2017 - Bastille Day.

Tuesday 15 August 2017 - Assumption Day.

 

Reminder : The Museum is closed on Mondays

 

LAST UPDATES (23rd December 2016)

Memorial Wall Register

(in progress)

100th COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF DELVILLE WOOD

12th JULY 2016

WREATH LAYING CEREMONY AT ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE

8th JULY 2016

Last private donations

Memorial Wall

99th COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF DELVILLE WOOD

5th JULY 2015

WREATH LAYING CEREMONY AT ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE

3rd JULY 2015

EXTRACTS FROM ECHOES OF WAR (1915-1918)

Memoirs of Geoffrey George LAWRENCE (1st S.A.I.)

VISIT OF Dr SAM GULUBE, SOUTH AFRICAN SECRETARY FOR THE DEFENCE

18th NOVEMBER 2014

GRAVE OF PRIVATE BELEZA MYENGWA

COMMEMORATIVE MUSEUM OF DELVILLE WOOD

VISIT OF H.E. Dr NKOSAZANA DLAMINI-ZUMA, CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION.

4th OCTOBER 2014

98th COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF DELVILLE WOOD AND REBURIAL OF PRIVATE BELEZA MYENGWA

6th JULY 2014

WREATH LAYING CEREMONY AT ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE

4th JULY 2014

TRIBUTE TO NELSON MANDELA

14th DECEMBER 2013

Company Sergeant Major ROBERT FRANCIS RYDER

Killed in action in Delville Wood on the 15th July 1916

97th COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF DELVILLE WOOD

7th JULY 2013

WREATH LAYING CEREMONY AT ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE

5th JULY 2013

REBURIAL OF THREE SOUTH AFRICAN SOLDIERS - TYNE COT

9th JULY 2013

Cemeteries & Memorials

Updated in 2013

Orleans Main Cemetery, Ploegsteert Memorial, Strand MC

Updated in 2009-2012

9th Scottish Division Memorial, A.I.F. Burial Ground, Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Achiet-le-Grand CCE, Andeville Communal Cemetery, Arques-la-Bataille British Cemetery, Arras Flying Services Memorial, Arras Memorial, Assevillers New British Cemetery, Athies CCE, Authuile MC, Aveluy CCE, Aveluy Wood Cemetery, Ayette BC, Bapaume Post MC, Bazentin CCE, Bazentin MC, Bayeux Memorial, Bayeux War Cemetery, Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery, Beaurains Road Cemetery, Berles New MC, Bernafay Wood BC, Bienvillers MC, Bonnebosq Churchyard, Brown's Copse Cemetery, Cambrai Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Caterpillar (New Zealand) Memorial, Contay BC, Corbie CCE, Courcelles-au-Bois CCE, Daours CCE, Dartmoor Cemetery, Delville Wood Cemetery, Dernancourt CCE, Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Dive Copse BC, Douchy-les-Ayette BC, Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension n°1 & n°2, Duisans BC, Evreux Communal Cemetery, Fampoux BC, Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Favreuil BC, Feuchy Chapel BC, Franvillers CCE, Frechencourt CC, Grandcourt Road Cemetery, Grevillers BC, Guard's Cemetery (Lesboeufs), Guillemont Road Cemetery, Hamel Military Cemetery, Haute-Avesnes British Cemetery, Hebuterne MC, Heilly Station Cemetery, Hottot-les Bagues War Cemetery, Janval Cemetery, La Delivrande War Cemetery, La Neuville BC, Level Crossing Cemetery, London Cemetery (Neuville-Vitasse), London Cemetery and Extension (High Wood), Lonsdale Cemetery, Mailly Wood Cemetery, Millencourt CCE, Mindel Trench BC, Mont-Huon Military Cemetery, Noordwijk General Cemetery, Norfolk Cemetery, Peronne Road Cemetery, Point-du-Jour MC, Pozières BC, Pozières Memorial, Queens Cemetery, Ribemont CCE, Roclincourt Valley Cemetery, Roeux BC, Sailly-au-Bois MC, Senlis-le-Sec CCE, Serre Road Cemetery N°1, St Amand BC, Ste Catherine BC, St Desir War Cemetery, St Pierre Cemetery, St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery, Thiepval Memorial, Sucrerie MC, Thistle Dump Cemetery,  Varennes MC, Villers Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux MC, Vis-en-Artois BC, Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Waggon Road Cemetery,Warlencourt British Cemetery, Warloy-Baillon CCE.

2012 COMMEMORATIONS

Arques-la-Bataille

Delville Wood

British Delville Wood / Longueval Roll of Honour (5966 names)

DOWNLOAD SECTION

C.W.G.C. booklet - Combat in and over Delville Wood - Delville Wood "floppy map" - Delville Wood booklet - Delville Wood Cemetery "floppy map" - Delville Wood Museum booklet - Ulundi to Delville Wood (biography of Major-General LUKIN) - The story of the 1st Cape Corps - History of the South African Forces in France, 1914-1918

Poem At Delville, by R.E. VERNEDE.

Renovation works of the statue of Castor and Pollux

The 1st Royal Berkshire in Longueval and Delville Wood - 24th/28th July then 4th/5th August 1916

The 8th Black Watch in Longueval and Delville Wood - 14/21 July 1916

Letter from Lance Corporal Frederick Charles LEE (3rd S.A.I.)

Arques-la-Bataille British Cemetery (Pictures gallery)

The 66th East Lancashire Division in September-October 1918

Battle Honours of the South African Forces - First World War

Extracts of the memoirs of Arthur Betteridge

Extracts of the diary of Private Giddy

Delville Wood covered in snow 

The 9th (Scottish) Division on the 14th July 1916

German Infantry in Delville Wood, Longueval and Waterlot Farm

Some Polo helmet badges - WW2

Native Military Corps Roll of Honour - WW2

South Africans buried or commemorated in France, 1939-1945

The 10th Royal Welsh Fusiliers at Delville Wood, 20th/21st July 1916

South African Roll of Honour HMS Cornwall / HMS Dorsetshire

1914-1918 Roll of Honour of the South African Heavy Artillery

 

South African Delville Wood Rollcall