'Thiepval 1916' a talk given by Michael Stedman
10 Nov

Thiepval was a strategic position where the Front Line crossed the Ancre then turned sharply southwards. Its defences protected the ridge vital for progression of the assault. Mike Stedman considers the extremely varying results of the British units at this vital objective. 

IMAGE: Photograph of an officer lecturing to Northumberland Fusiliers in a reserve trench at Thiepval.

 

The Armoury (Stockport Army Reserve Centre), Armoury Street Stockport Cheshire SK3 8AB
Terry Jackson, jackson.terence1@sky.com
01663 740987
10 Nov 2017 19:30