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57468: Wilfred Owen Memorial Plaque, Sambre Canal, Ors, France

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Western Front Association plaque for Wilfred Owen by the Sambre Canal, Ors, France. On 4th November 1918, the British 32nd Division crossed the Sambre-Oise canal here, at Ors, in the face of strong opposition. Wilfred Owen was killed on the towpath on this side of the canal about one kilometre to the north of the bridge.

History

Identifier

5642.jpg | CXTPROPHOTOS - 23.jpg

Subject

Casualties of War | Commemoration | Western Front

Creator

Lindsay, Kate

Date

8th July 2008

Date Created

08/07/2008

Spatial

Sambre Canal, Ors, France

Source

Photograph

Medium

Digital image

Type

Photograph

Contributor

Kate Lindsay

Rights

The First World War poetry Digital Archive, University of Oxford

Repository Name

ProQuest

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive