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WWI
1914 - 1919

A brief outline of 51st (Highland) Division in the First World War 1914 - 1919

Battle of Ancre

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Battle of Ancre
Nov 1916

A description of the battle of Ancre in November 1916 which, for the 51st Highland Division, will be remembered as the Battle of Beaumont Hamel.

 

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Pte. MacPherson, Beaumont Hamel
12-14 Nov 1916

Personal account from the Diary of Pte. MacPherson, 9th Royal Scots, of 154 Brigade during the attack on Beaumont Hamel between the 12th - 14th November 1916

152 BRIGADE’S ATTACK ON BEAUMONT-HAMEL

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152 BRIGADE’S ATTACK ON BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Extract from "The Spirit of the Troops is Excellent" by Derek Bird

An extract from Derek Bird's "The Spirit of the Troops is Excellent" detailing 152 Brigade's attack on Beaumont-Hamel, 13 NOV 1916.

Op. Order 149 Instruction

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Op. Order 149 Instruction
1/6th Black Watch, Beaumont Hamel, Nov 1916

Instructions relating to Operations Order, issued (12th Nov 1916) for the attack by 1/6th Battalion, Black Watch, at Beaumont Hamel 13th Nov. including the attached Fire Plan time table.

Op. Order Beaumont Hamel

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Op. Order Beaumont Hamel
1/6th Black Watch, Beaumont Hamel, 13 Nov 1916

Operations Order for the attack by 1/6th Battalion, The Black Watch, at Beaumont Hamel 13th Nov 1916.

 
Artillery bombards German trenches, Beaumont Hamel

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Artillery bombards German trenches, Beaumont Hamel
July 1916

British artillery bombard the German trenches immediately prior to attack, Beaumont Hamel.

Auchonvillers to Beaumont Hamel road

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Auchonvillers to Beaumont Hamel road
November 1916

Photograph of transport along the Auchonvillers to Beaumont Hamel road, November 1916.

Flooding in Ancre Valley, Nov 1916

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Flooding in Ancre Valley, Nov 1916
November 1916

Flooding across the Ancre Valley area, November 1916

Lancashire Fusiliers, Mailly Maillet

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Lancashire Fusiliers, Mailly Maillet
Mailly Maillet, November 1916

An IWM Photograph showing British troops returning from leave at Mailly Maillet, November 1916. The soldiers include Lancashire Fusiliers (154 Brigade) and the Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding).

Pack horse through mud, Beaumont Hamel

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Pack horse through mud, Beaumont Hamel
November 1916

A pack horse loaded with rubber trench boots (waiders) is led through the mud near Beaumont Hamel on the Somme battlefield, November 1916.

Beaumont Hamel Diagram

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Beaumont Hamel Diagram
152 Brigade Attack, 13 November 1916

Map / Diagram showing the 152 Brigade Attack on Beaumont Hamel on 13 November 1916 during the Battle of Ancre.

Beaumont-Hamel Station

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Beaumont-Hamel Station

Ruins of the Railway Station at Beaumont Hamel, captured by the 51st Division on 13 November 1916, during Battle of the Ancre.

German prisoners, Beaumont Hamel

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German prisoners, Beaumont Hamel
13th November 1916

German prisoners counted in from Beaumont Hamel, captured by the 51st (Highland) Division on 13th November 1916.

Op. Order 149 Map

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Op. Order 149 Map
Beaumont Hamel, 13th Nov 1916

This photograph shows the reference map of German trench positions and objectives described in Operation Orders No. 149 for the attack by 1/6th Battalion, Black Watch, on Beaumont Hamel, 13 November 1916. The original is held at the Black Watch Museum.

Op. Order Beaumont Hamel

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Op. Order Beaumont Hamel
1/6th Black Watch at Beaumont Hamel, Nov 1916

This photograph shows Operation Orders for the attack by 1/6th Battalion, The Black Watch, at Beaumont Hamel on 13 Nov 1916. The original is held within the archives of the Black Watch Museum and is too delicate and worn in places to read easily, however, the text has been retyped and can be read from our WWI > Battle of Ancre history section. A map that accompanied the order can also be viewed there.

Remains of Beaumont Hamel

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Remains of Beaumont Hamel
Nov 1916

The remains of the village of Beaumont Hamel after its capture during the Battle of the Ancre. The photograph (taken 26 Nov 1916) shows British troops in the ruins of Beaumont Hamel on the Somme battlefield two weeks after its capture on 13 Nov 1916.

Ruined Church, Beaumont Hamel

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Ruined Church, Beaumont Hamel
November 1916

The mound of rubble on the left is noted as the ruins of the Church at Beaumont Hamel. The grave crosses in foreground are German. Photograph taken 26th November 1916.

Shell bursting, Beaumont Hamel

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Shell bursting, Beaumont Hamel
Dec 1916

Shell bursting amongst the barbed wire entanglements on the battlefield at Beaumont Hamel, December 1916

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (cover)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (cover)
Unveiling Programme, 1924

Cover of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 2)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 2)
Unveiling Programme, page 2

Second page of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 3)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 3)
Unveiling Programme (page 3)

Third page of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 4)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 4)
Unveiling Programme (page 4)

Forth page of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 5)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 5)
Unveiling Programme (page 5)

Fifth page of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 6)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 6)
Unveiling Programme (page 6)

Sixth page of the programme for the unveiling of the monument at Beaumont-Hamel, 1924.

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 7)

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Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Programme (page 7)
Unveiling Programme (page 7)

Seventh and final page of the Unveiling programme for the Memorial at Beaumont-Hamel. Page contains a poem entitled "The Tryst", written by Lauchlan MacLean Watt. Published in "Northern Numbers : Representative Selections From Certain Living Scottish Poets", Edited by C. M. GRIEVE and published by T. N. FOULIS. 1921.

2nd Bat. Highlanders ACF (Beaumont Hamel)

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2nd Bat. Highlanders ACF (Beaumont Hamel)
at Beaumont Hamel

2nd Battalion The Highlanders ACF at Beaumont Hamel

2nd Bn. Highlanders ACF at Beaumont Hamel Memorial

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2nd Bn. Highlanders ACF at Beaumont Hamel Memorial
October, 2011

2nd Battalion The Highlanders ACF at Beaumont Hamel Memorial