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Aisne 1914 - Julien Farm, Ste Marguerite

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charlie2

Can any one pinpoint Julien Farm in or near Sainte Marguerite ( east of Soissons). It was used as a medical collection point by 2/Manchester in mid September 1914. It is not mentioned in the battalion or brigade war diaries.

Thanks

Charlie

 

 

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jonbem

Hi Charlie

try this

Place Map Sheet # Map Squares
Ste Marguerite 28SE3 V24

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charlie2

Many thanks but that is the wrong Sainte Marguerite. I should perhaps have attached a road map as it is too far south for the McMaster maps.

Charlie

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jonbem

I realised that when it was nowhere near Soissons! oops!

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mebu

Here's modern map of the village: looks like no Julien nowadays, just Montagne, possibly built-over. I have tried - unsuccessfully - to find if there is a road or similar with the name.

 

Peter

 

PS just realised lost part of map - let me know if important.

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charlie2

Many thanks Peter, the farm may not even have survived the war.

 

Charlie

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