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57618: Dragon Memorial, Mametz Wood

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posted on 2024-05-12, 21:25 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

The Welsh Dragon Memorial commemorates the attacks on Mametz wood by the Welsh battalions in the period 7th to 12th July 1916. The dragon is facing portion of Mametz Wood which was attacked by the 13th, 14th, 15th & 16th battalions of the Royal Welch Fusiliers of the 38th (Welsh) Division as they descended from the cliff across Happy Valley on 10th July 1916.

History

Identifier

5683.jpg | CXTPROPHOTOS - 69.jpg

Subject

Casualties of War | Commemoration | Somme

Creator

Lindsay, Kate

Date

10th July 2008

Date Created

10/07/2008

Spatial

Mametz Wood, Somme

Source

Photograph

Medium

Digital image

Type

Photograph

Contributor

Kate Lindsay

Rights

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive, University of Oxford

Repository Name

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Repository Address

13 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive