Guides By Major & Mrs Holt

British Gallantry Awards - Sherwood Foresters

By C Housley - helped the interest grow, mentions George Thougher (Granddad)

Many guides are available from the Cloth Hall Museum in Ypres.

Battlefields of The First World War    

By Peter Barton & Richard Holmes

Great book with Excellent photos and Refrence

In Association with


There are many books by Lyn Macdonald, many of them based upon factual events and interviews with Vetrans of the Great War.

“They Called it Passchendaele” is one of them.

Follow this link for more of her books

Richard Holmes is a War Historian and you may have seen the BBC series War Walks, this book accompanied the series.

Also available is the Video of the series.

Forgoton Voices

Professional Tour Guides

Maps gives you all the route details you need for each tour.

Tommy Trench tours

Maps & Guides

Follow the links for D.I.Y Battlefield Tours

Maps & Guides give’s you info to help along the way.

Battlefields - Maps & locations.

Great War Links - other sites dedicated to WW1 & 2


In Flanders fields the poppies blow,  between the crosses, row on row, that mark our place; and in the sky the larks, still singing, fly - scarce heard amid the guns below.  we are the dead. Short days ago we lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved, and now we lie - in Flanders fields.  Take up our quarrel with the foe; To you from failing hands we throw the torch, be yours to hold it high.  If ye break faith with us who die, we shall not sleep, though poppies grow..... In Flanders fields....