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Pont Du Hem , Neuve Chapelle

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alan jones

Hello , I have been trying without success to see the above through Google Earth or similar of how it looks today . My late grandfather was firing his howitzer from that position with the 59th SiegeBattle of Neuve Chapelle . Just a thought though, it might not look like much but it interests me .

Regards

Alan

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jonbem

Have you tried NLS and transparency slider?

https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=13&lat=50.5773&lon=2.8107&layers=101724050&b=1

 

regards

Jon

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jonbem
Posted (edited)

this is better

https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=15&lat=50.6121&lon=2.7497&layers=101464705&b=1

36SW1 M14-15-20-21

Edited by jonbem

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JasonMc

1358823318_Screenshot2019-06-29at20_56_12.png.9a5d830327f73548333cf29f28b2854d.pngTo follow on from Jonbem's work you can see the area on Google Street view. A trench at Pont du Hem Post ran around that field and up through the two houses in red. There's not much to see now by the look of if but you can certainly move around the area on streetmap to get an idea of the lay of the land that he was in.

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alan jones

Thank you both , I have a drawing of the 59th Siege position , it looks to be just behind the farm on the left at the crossroads . Its very interesting ,

Regards

Alan

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