Pte Arthur Beachcroft brought home this aerial photograph of Rosieres, France with a plan of battle marked on it. This was Arthur's last engagement of the war, as he was wounded between Wood 2 and 1 at the top of the image, and made his way to the dressing station at R26d84 marked at the bottom of the image. For Arthur's description of the plan, go here. Click on the photo for a larger version.
On this day, at this place, Captain William Donovan Joynt won a VC.
John Jamison 3rd Light Horse Regiment - For the first few years after I started this endeavor, I would let people looking to return them keep the medal while I got on with the research. Unfortuna...
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