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Trench Map? Battle of Messines 7 June 1917


David_Blanchard
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I acquired this photograph of a map of Messines area but I am not sure where it came from. Can anyone help? I would also like to know if there is a continuation of this map further north? 

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In the WD of 47 Div HQ GS (WO 95/2702/1-5 Ancestry p 947/950) the line extends north east from Verbrandenmolen and Hill 60 and 23 Div HQ GS (WO 95/2168/1-4 Ancestry p 698/705 the area around Observatory Ridge, Hill 60 and the Canal. 

Brian

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Hi David, is that of use to you? Regards, Bob.

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A bit further down to include the 'caterpillar just south of hill 60;image.png.e7b6b3f479d5ed0a9ea8e88b81f99aab.png

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Hello Bob,

 

is this the map recommended by Brian in his last post?

 

David 

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Hi David, no, it is WO 95 2688/1.   It is the map, or rather the part of it which includes Hill 60 (not marked) I was trying to send you the other day, that I could not work out how to send. It is from the 138th Brigade war diary (46th North Midland Division) 1915. Regards, Bob.

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David

These are the two 1917 maps from my earlier post. Courtesy TNA/Ancestry.

Brian

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To answer your original question, it was published in:

Maude, A. H. (1922). The 47th (London) Division 1914-1919. London: Amalgamated Press.

Map No. V

 

Jeff

 

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