Archive | July, 2014

Glenwood High School – Delville Wood Memorial Service

I was fortunate to be invited to the Glenwood Memorial and what a moving ceremony. Kevin Jordan, the science teacher organized a really memorable commemoration with DVD’s, pipes, school buglers playing the last post , a moving song “The Green Fields of France” and personal information on the Glenwood men who fell in this battle. […]

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Delville Wood – Picardy – France

I have recently had the privilege of visiting the South African Delville Wood Memorial in France, one of the great battlefields of the 1916 Somme offensive. It is of particular importance to South Africa in that so many men of the S.A.Infantry Brigade gave their lives here, in a brutal encounter. Very few of the […]

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