This talk explores the day the Prussian Guard almost broke the BEF line at Ypres.
They were halted by XLI Brigade Royal Field Artillery firing over open sights, supported by their drivers and gunners acting as infantry, until a counter-attack by the 52nd Light Infantry and 5th Field Coy. Royal Engineers, restored the line.
John Tanner's lifetime interest in WW1 was sparked by being given his grandfather's medals when he was just 10 years old. He has been visiting the Western Front for over 40 years.
St Andrews United Reformed Church Watling Street Canterbury CT1 2UA
02 May 2023 19:00