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 Battle of Guillemont -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Battle of Guillemont was a (The people of Great Britain) British assault on the (A person of German nationality) German-held village of Guillemont during the 1916 (Battle in World War I (1916)) Battle of the Somme.
Guillemont lay on the right flank of the British sector where it linked with (The Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France) French forces and by holding it, the Germans prevented the Allied armies from operating in unison.
Guillemont came in range of British forces following the (Click link for more info and facts about Battle of Bazentin Ridge) Battle of Bazentin Ridge on 14 July and it was subjected to a number of costly attacks in late July and August.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/battle_of_guillemont.htm   (398 words)

  
 Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
GUILLEMONT is a village and commune in the Department of the Somme, 13 kilometres East of Albert.
Guillemont Road Cemetery is between the village and Trones Wood, on the North side of the road to Montauban.
On the 18th August it was reached by the 2nd Division, and on the 3rd September (in the Battle of Guillemont) the village was captured and cleared by the 20th (Light) and part of the 16th (Irish) Divisions.
www.silentwitness.bravepages.com /cemeteryg/guillemont.htm   (978 words)

  
 Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Guillemont is a village 12 kilometres east of Albert.
Guillemont was an important point in the German defences at the beginning of the Battle of the Somme in July 1916.
On 18 August, the village was reached by the 2nd Division, and on 3 September (in the Battle of Guillemont) it was captured and cleared by the 20th (Light) and part of the 16th (Irish) Divisions.
www.silentcities.co.uk /cemeteryg/Guillemont%20Road%20Cemetery.htm   (1038 words)

  
 Battle of the Somme (1916) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The attack, known as the battle of Bazentin Ridge, was aimed at capturing the German second defensive position which ran along the crest of the ridge from Pozières, on the Albert–Bapaume road, southeast towards the villages of Guillemont and Ginchy.
The boundary between the British and French armies lay southeast of Delville Wood, beyond the villages of Guillemont and Ginchy.
The first British effort to seize Guillemont on 8 August was a debacle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_the_Somme_(1916)   (5722 words)

  
 Somme : Texts : Personal Accounts : Storm of Steel
The village of Guillemont was distinguished from the landscape around it only because the shell-holes there were of a whiter color by reason of the houses which had been ground to powder.
Instead of this, I kept the unquenchable fame of these men as my reminder, in the worst moments of the sanguinary conflicts that were yet in store, that I must show myself always worthy to have been their comrade.
It was the days at Guillemont that first made me aware of the overwhelming effects of the war of material.
leoklein.com /itp/somme/texts/junger_1929.html   (5459 words)

  
 Hampshire County Council
7.13 The Guillemont Barracks site is next to a motorway junction and, although close to residential areas, is likely to encourage a large element of car-borne commuting on the M3 motorway and the strategic highway network contrary to the principles of PPG13 unless an overall transportation package including a company transport plan can be achieved.
The County Council supports the proposed development of the Guillemont Barracks site in principle, providing that the site is comprehensively planned to provide a scale and type of development which reflects Regional Planning Guidance, the policies of the Deposit Hampshire County Structure Plan Review, the guidance in PPG13 and the constraint of the highway network.
Guillemont Barracks, Hawley DEV13 13 hectares (32 acres) of land at Guillemont Barracks, Hawley (that part which is in Hart District) is proposed for the development of high quality B1 (business) units.
www.hants.gov.uk /scrmxn/c19470.html   (4152 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Battle-of-the-Somme-(1916)
The Battle of Pozières was a two week struggle for the French village of Pozières, and the ridge on which it stands, during the middle stages of the 1916 Battle of the Somme.
Main articles: Battle of Guillemont – Battle of Ginchy The Battle of Guillemont was a British assault on the German-held village of Guillemont during the 1916 Battle of the Somme.
German dead in a trench and dugout near Guillemont during the Battle of the Somme.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Battle_of_the_Somme_%281916%29   (11727 words)

  
 HELLFIRE CORNER BOOKSHELF - Guillemont - Michael Stedman - Somme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Guillemont lay in the shadow of two woods, Bernafay Wood and Trones Wood and in terms of the horror which had to be endured thereabouts, it was one of the rottenest places on the Somme, 1916.
This was part of the area South of the Albert-Bapaume Road, where the fighting was pushed on and on until some kind of victory had been achieved by the time winter set in.
These separate actions, simple to understand when one considers them as parts of the general advance, are often complex and difficult to follow when one tries to study them for their own sakes.
www.hellfire-corner.demon.co.uk /review7a.htm   (530 words)

  
 Playstation 2 News - Rayman gets a three count for the PS2. - 07/08/00
At a press conference held in Paris, France where Ubi Soft's headquarters are, Ubi Soft's chairman/CEO Yves Guillemont revealed to the gaming press that aside from Rayman 2 three new Rayman titles are currently in the works.
The second title talked about was Rayman Tribes, this Rayman title was briefly spoken of and Guillemont mentioned nothing on a release date.
In other words also at the press conference Yves Guillemont also stated that Ubi Soft is planning on releasing at least five games within the first two months of the PS2's launch in the US.
www.psxextreme.com /psx2/psx2_070800_1.html   (292 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Evans won the VC at Guillemont and J. Miller at Bazentin le Petit on the 30th/31st.
The Battle for Guillemont was won by the British, but Ginchy was first taken and then lost.
East of Guillemont the Allied line is carried forward 1,500 yards and most of Leuze Wood is captured.
www.leyada.jlm.k12.il /proj/hamas/chronolo.txt   (4084 words)

  
 First World War.com - Battles - The Battle of Guillemont, 1916
With its maze of underground tunnels, dugouts and concrete emplacements, Guillemont was a veritable fortress and an unquestionably tough nut to crack, as evidenced by the earlier failures of the British attacks during the previous two months.
The 3 September attack finally saw Guillemont fall to the British.
A "British warm" was a heavy issue greatcoat for officers.
www.firstworldwar.com /battles/guillemont.htm   (159 words)

  
 Hampshire County Council
Guillemont Barracks has been selected because it matches the company's requirements for future expansion potential and is located close to the centre of the area in which the majority of the existing employees reside.
A new cycle link is also proposed, with access from Sandy Lane (adjacent to the boundary with Guillemont Junior School), linking through to the bridleway which runs along the western boundary of phase one.
This failure to facilitate the provision of alternative means of transport to the private car would result in an unacceptable increase in the number and length of car journeys to the detriment of the environment and the locality; and (iii) any reasons specified by the Highways Agency.
www.hants.gov.uk /scrmxn/c25062.html   (2121 words)

  
 First World War.com - The Western Front Today - Guillemont Road Cemetery
Guillemont Road cemetery, on the Somme battlefields, contains in excess of 2,200 burials, and includes the eldest son of Britain's first World War One Prime Minister Herbert Asquith.
Raymond Asquith, of the 3rd Grenadier Guards, was shot on 15th September 1916 - eight days after he was visited by his famous father on the Western Front - while leading his company in an attack during the ongoing Somme Offensive.
In WW1 an "ace" was a pilot who scored five confirmed "kills".
www.firstworldwar.com /today/guillemontroadcemetery.htm   (159 words)

  
 First World War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
British troops captured the village of Guillemont on 3 September 1916.
September generally saw an improvement (albeit short-lived) in Allied fortunes at the Battle of the Somme, as the Germans were pushed back towards Bapaume and a number of other important locations (including Ginchy and Thiepval) were taken.
Photographs such as this one, in which dead bodies could be clearly seen, were often - though by no means always - withheld from public viewing during the First World War.
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk /pathways/firstworldwar/battles/p_germandead.htm   (92 words)

  
 ET Research (2004) Asquith and the Conspiracy to Sink Titanic by Senan Molony - 9 July 2004
The body was recovered and the interral carried out by one of the army chaplains at Guillemont cemetery on the Somme.
Herbert Asquith, a brother of Raymond and the third son of the Prime Minister, was similarly inclined to verse.
A plain stone, among many, was in time erected over the Asquith grave at Guillemont by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
www.encyclopedia-titanica.org /item/3110   (1818 words)

  
 Port Cities: - Liverpool Pals at the Somme
A second major push ‘over the top’ at the Somme took place at the village of Guillemont on 30 July 1916, in which around 460 Liverpool Pals officers and soldiers were killed, and around 600 others were wounded, captured or missing.
Over a period of a few days, nineteen battalions from the King’s Regiment, including all three Pals battalions serving at the Somme, fought to capture and hold on to the village of Guillemont.
The attack by the British and French on German positions was made extremely difficult by heavy fog, and by tactical mistakes made by the commanding officers.
www.mersey-gateway.org /server.php?show=ConNarrative.166&chapterId=1268   (221 words)

  
 Guillemont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Looking East from the Guillemont Road Cemetery, towards the village of the same name which was finally captured on 3rd September 1916 after weeks of fruitless attacks.
These fields were once choked with the dead of both Armies as relentless British attacks were met, and often counterattacked.
In front of the church in Guillemont, the celtic cross memorial to the 16th (Irish) Division commemorates the actions of that formation in the village and in nearby Ginchy in September 1916.
www.1914-1918.net /sacredground/16Somme/guillemont.htm   (179 words)

  
 Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse, VC and Bar, MC, RAMC
The plan was for the battalion to be in reserve for an attack on Guillemont on 31st, but they were never used.
The attack was to be made past Trones Wood and Arrowhead Copse to capture the German front line trench and on into Guillemont.
The battalion moved from the Somme back to the Ypres Salient in the Weiltje sector, it was even more battered and grim than he remembered it.
www.chavasse.u-net.com /chavasse.html   (5202 words)

  
 somme
Beaumont Hamill, Guillemont, Captain Billy Nevill, W N Hodgson MC, WA Stanhope Forbes,
Realising the dread his troops had of leaving the comparative safety of their trenches, he used a football to encourage his troops.
Guillemont: the site of one of the famous victories of the Irish Division during 1916.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Shores/5084/ww1/somme.html   (212 words)

  
 Property to buy in Farnborough
Guillemont Fields will consist of a unique mix of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom contemporary homes.
Guillemont Fields comprises a contemporary blend of homes in a beautiful woodland setting.
The Alperton is a delightful 3 bedroom, three storey townhouse with study finished to a high specification which will include Choice of kitchen units, work surfaces and tiling (subject to construction stage).
www.rightmove.co.uk /new-homes-in--farnborough--hampshire.rsp   (521 words)

  
 Citations: CHORUS distributed operating systems - Rozier, Abrossimov, Armand, Boule, Gien, Guillemont, Herrmann, ...
As in PEACE, a Chorus operating system is considered as a member of a family of functional units, with a unit being represented by a....
COOL was designed to provide a higher abstraction layer for sharing multiple languages at run time on top of the system objects layer, called the generic run time (GRT) GRT provides the notion of an object for multiple programming languages.
SOS [16] is a distributed, object oriented operating system based on the proxy principle: the interface to a service, implemented by a set of cooperating objects, is a single communication object, a proxy for that service.
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /context/1282/0   (2802 words)

  
 Islandbridge War Memorial, Dublin (Sir Edwin Lutyens) [Archeire, Irish Architecture Online]
The wooden cross had been designed on a sheet of blotting paper, by Major General W.B. Hickie,the commander of the 16th (Irish) Division, and was made from old oak beams by the divisional pioneer troops.
It was originally erected during the war on the Somme in a field between the villages of Guillemont and Ginchy.
Granite replicas of the original cross were erected in 1926 at Guillemont and at Wytscheate in Belgium, while a third was erected in Salonica,in Macedonia, to commemorate the 10th (Irish) Division who fought in Gallipoli, Macedonia and the Middle East.
www.irish-architecture.com /buildings_ireland/dublin/islandbridge/islandbridge.html   (354 words)

  
 Irish Battalions - Major Battles - THE SOMME, JUNE 1916
Captain George Stanton, a medic, whose brother Robert was killed at Gallipoli, died from stomach wounds received at the Somme.
Guillemont was assigned to the 47th Brigade of the 16th (Irish), comprised of the 6th Royal Irish Regiment, 6th Connaught Rangers, 7th Leinsters and 8th Munster Fusiliers.
September 1st, 1916, saw Guillemont shelled before an infantry attack.
www.greatwar.ie /mb-som.html   (429 words)

  
 jasun's blog: Watchmoor Park is going to close
It seems that in another cost cutting exercise, around four million pounds a year will be saved by moving the training operation to the main Sun UK site, just down the road over at Guillemont Park.
Word has it that the move is going to take place in about six weeks, so in the run up to this, gradually things will be moved over there.
Guillemont Park is nice, in face I would not mind working there - all nice and new, onsite gym, and really nice site and building layout and design.
blog.fatality.co.uk /archives/000375.html   (359 words)

  
 Ofsted - Reports Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Guillemont Junior School is a primary school for boys and girls.
The age range of the pupils is 7-11.
Guillemont Junior School was inspected on 13 Sep 2004.
www.ofsted.gov.uk /reports/index.cfm?fuseaction=summary&id=116157   (157 words)

  
 Aftermath: A Visit to Guillemont Rd Cemetery
My family and I were walking amongst the gravestones, noticing the little things - like how the rose bush on the 'unknown Sherwood Forester' died 17/07/16 had grown since the last time we had visited.
How desperately sad to think of the tears that were shed for him and anguish and sorrow his death caused his family - How would they have felt if they had known that their 'man' would be forgotten in decades to come because he was just another 'unknown'.
If you ever visit Guillemont - you will notice the grass has worn thinner around the aisle where Asquith is buried and little wooden crosses are dotted around on nearby graves by well meaning visitors.
www.aftermathww1.com /guillemont.asp   (602 words)

  
 Earthy & Earthey family history
The 3rd of September 1916, at the village of Guillemont.
The attack plan then called for an advance by the Royal Irish Regiment up to the Maurepas-Ginchy road to the immediate east of the village; this successful advance was made to the sounds of their battalion pipers.
The 6th Battalion the Royal Irish Regiment lost all 14 officers and over 300 men in the attack to take Guillemont and two men from other battalions of the 16th (Irish) Division were awarded the Victoria Cross on September 3rd.
www.earthy.net /Somme.html   (1169 words)

  
 CHARLES GOODWIN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Machine Gun Companies were used to support attacks, by concentrating fire on particular points in front of the advance, with devastating effect.
July, the Brigade was ordered to participate in an attack on the village of Guillemont.
This had been an objective since the opening day of the Battle of the Somme on the first of the month.
members.aol.com /Cgwarmemorial/html/goodwin.htm   (484 words)

  
 Guillemont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The cross marking the site of Maltzkorn Farm with Guillemont in the background and the trees of Delville Wood behind that.
Taken from the road from Trones Wood to Guillemont this photograph shows, on the far left, Delville Wood and the site of Waterlot Farm.
The grain silos mark the site of Guillemont station with the edge of the village on the right.
homepage.ntlworld.com /howard.martin/Guillemont.html   (105 words)

  
 Guillemont Junior School - WebSite - Homepage
Guillemont is proud to have achieved the NAACE mark
Guillemont Junior School is a proud member of the Healthy Schools Project
Guillemont Junior School supports the charity Plan International
www.guillemont.org.uk   (331 words)

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