SJ9718 : Uncovering the 'Messines Ridge'

taken 4 years ago, near to Brocton, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Uncovering the 'Messines Ridge'
Uncovering the 'Messines Ridge'
Messines village and the crossroads at the centre of the ruined village.

'Operation Kiwi' will uncover a scale model of the trench network on Messines Ridge built by the New Zealand Rifle Brigade when the unit was stationed at Brockton Camp during the Great War.
Army Camps on Cannock Chase
For more information on the First World War camps on Cannock Chase see
John M's article on Geograph LinkExternal link
and on Staffordshire Past Track LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Thursday, 26 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9785 1896 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:46.0939N 2:1.9983W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9786 1895
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Cannock Chase  Great War  Military Artifacts 

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