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Commemorating the Capture of Riqueval Bridge : 29 & 30 September


  There will be a service to rededicate The Western Front Association Plaque commemorating the capture of Riqueval Bridge by the 46th (North Midland) Division on Saturday 29 September at 4.00pm.   There are further commemoration events to the British, American and Australian soldiers on Sunday  as well as events relating to the First World War…

The 46th (North Midland) Division by Prof John Bourne


The 46th Division was the first Territorial formation to deploy to France.  It was sorely used in 1915 and 1916 and restricted thereafter to line-holding duties until its spectacular crossing of the St Quentin Canal on 29 September 1918.  In recent years the division has attracted a lot of attention as part of the BEF’s ‘learning curve’.  This lect…