Butte de Warlencourt

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"The 1870-1871 memorial in Bapaume Communal Cemetery".  A nice 'before' picture.About three miles from the Butte. Taken by Bob Paterson's collection. Circa WW1 days? "The 1870-1871 memorial in Bapaume Communal Cemetery"
A nice 'before' picture.About three miles from the Butte.
Taken by Bob Paterson's collection. Circa WW1 days?
"The 1870-1871 memorial in Bapaume Communal Cemetery".  A nice 100 years 'after' picture.About three miles from the Butte. Taken by Bob Paterson November 2019 "The 1870-1871 memorial in Bapaume Communal Cemetery"
A nice 100 years 'after' picture.About three miles from the Butte.
Taken by Bob Paterson November 2019
"The view from the top of the Butte".  Cold miserably foggy January day. Taken by Taken by Bob Paterson 24 January 2020 "The view from the top of the Butte"
Cold miserably foggy January day.
Taken by Taken by Bob Paterson 24 January 2020
"Buried in Warlencourt Cemetery".  A brave Australian soldier with an unusual name. Taken by Bob Paterson 24 January 2020 "Buried in Warlencourt Cemetery"
A brave Australian soldier with an unusual name.
Taken by Bob Paterson 24 January 2020
"An unusual angle of the Butte taken from across the D929 road at Warlencourt".  Taken on a foggy Somme January day Taken by Bob Paterson January 2020 "An unusual angle of the Butte taken from across the D929 road at Warlencourt"
Taken on a foggy Somme January day
Taken by Bob Paterson January 2020
"Extract trench map of the area".  From October 1916 Taken by I.W.M "Extract trench map of the area"
From October 1916
Taken by I.W.M
"Roland Boys Bradford ".  VC winner in action at Eaucourt l'Abbaye near the Butte on 1 October 1916 Taken by Durham Archives Date unknown "Roland Boys Bradford "
VC winner in action at Eaucourt l'Abbaye near the Butte on 1 October 1916
Taken by Durham Archives Date unknown
"The Butte dominates the WW1 landscape".  The Bapaume-Albert road in the foreground Taken by Bob Paterson Date unknown "The Butte dominates the WW1 landscape"
The Bapaume-Albert road in the foreground
Taken by Bob Paterson Date unknown
"VC winner buried in Warlencourt British Cemetery".  New Zealander Donald Brown VC 2nd Otago Regiment. The Butte is the distance. Taken by Derek Muir November 2019 "VC winner buried in Warlencourt British Cemetery"
New Zealander Donald Brown VC 2nd Otago Regiment. The Butte is the distance.
Taken by Derek Muir November 2019
"Proposed French and British armour. A superb picture indeed!".  Nothing to do with the Butte but what a picture! Taken by Courtesy of digital history archive. Unknown. "Proposed French and British armour. A superb picture indeed!"
Nothing to do with the Butte but what a picture!
Taken by Courtesy of digital history archive. Unknown.
"The Butte from above.".  Wonderful picture courtesy of Stevie Kerr Taken by Stevie Kerr - www.skphotos.com.co.uk "The Butte from above."
Wonderful picture courtesy of Stevie Kerr
Taken by Stevie Kerr - www.skphotos.com.co.uk
"Found in the neighbouring fields".  located at the post at the top of the track at the Butte Taken by Derek Muir 9 November 2019 "Found in the neighbouring fields"
located at the post at the top of the track at the Butte
Taken by Derek Muir 9 November 2019
"A lovely panoramic view from the Butte".  Eaucourt in distance on right hand side Taken by Derek Muir November 2019 "A lovely panoramic view from the Butte"
Eaucourt in distance on right hand side
Taken by Derek Muir November 2019
"The pathway before the refurb!".  The old pathway– looking down from the summit Taken by Bob Paterson 18 August 2011 "The pathway before the refurb!"
The old pathway– looking down from the summit
Taken by Bob Paterson 18 August 2011
"The butte from an unusual angle".  The butte from an unusual angle – from the north east facing south west Taken by Bob Paterson July 2018 "The butte from an unusual angle"
The butte from an unusual angle – from the north east facing south west
Taken by Bob Paterson July 2018
"A stunning early morning view of the Butte.".  A stunning early morning view of the Butte. Taken by Richard Smith 22 February 2019 "A stunning early morning view of the Butte."
A stunning early morning view of the Butte.
Taken by Richard Smith 22 February 2019
"A Scottish visitor to the Butte".  A Scottish visitor to the Butte - Mr Ed Dixon Taken by Ed Dixon May 2013 "A Scottish visitor to the Butte"
A Scottish visitor to the Butte - Mr Ed Dixon
Taken by Ed Dixon May 2013
"The site of German gun placements near Warlencourt".  The site of German gun placements near Warlencourt Taken by Bob Paterson July 2018 "The site of German gun placements near Warlencourt"
The site of German gun placements near Warlencourt
Taken by Bob Paterson July 2018
"The War memorial in Warlencourt-Eaucourt".  The War memorial in Warlencourt-Eaucourt Taken by Bob Paterson November 2018 "The War memorial in Warlencourt-Eaucourt"
The War memorial in Warlencourt-Eaucourt
Taken by Bob Paterson November 2018
"The Butte from le Sars Communal cemetery".  The Butte from le Sars Communal cemetery Taken by Bob Paterson 18 January 2019 "The Butte from le Sars Communal cemetery"
The Butte from le Sars Communal cemetery
Taken by Bob Paterson 18 January 2019
"The Butte de Warlencourt from the driveway".  The Butte de Warlencourt from the driveway Taken by Bob Paterson "The Butte de Warlencourt from the driveway"
The Butte de Warlencourt from the driveway
Taken by Bob Paterson
"The King on the Butte".  The King visiting the Butte de Warlencourt, accompanied by military officials. "The King on the Butte"
The King visiting the Butte de Warlencourt, accompanied by military officials.