Bourlon Wood, November 1917 – What 185 Brigade Did Next with Fraser Skirrow
09 Nov

On 20 November 20 1917 at Havrincourt 185 Brigade of the 62nd West Riding Division carried out a highly successful attack. Called back into action days later the Brigade found itself in an unplanned and confused engagement with an enemy rapidly recovering from the shock of the assault. How did the officers and men of 185 apply their tactical skills to this situation and what can be learned from the fight at Bourlon Wood?

Members and non-members of The Western Front Association are equally welcome. Any new visitors are guaranteed a friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome from a group of like-minded enthusiasts. 


Manor Academy, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, York, YO26 6PA
(Peter Palmer) 01274 642907
09 Nov 2024 14:00