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"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916".  Entrance to Warlencourt Cemetery Taken by Carl Greener November 2016

"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916"

Entrance to Warlencourt Cemetery
Taken by Carl Greener November 2016

"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916".  General view of Warlencourt Cemetery Taken by Carl Greener November 2016

"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916"

General view of Warlencourt Cemetery
Taken by Carl Greener November 2016

"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916".  Head stone RW Pitt 8 DLI Taken by Carl Greener November 2016

"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916"

Head stone RW Pitt 8 DLI
Taken by Carl Greener November 2016

"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916".  The relics of war 100 years later. Up path leading from the Butte Taken by Carl Greener November 2016

"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916"

The relics of war 100 years later. Up path leading from the Butte
Taken by Carl Greener November 2016

"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916".  The Butte in November 1916 Taken by Carl Greener November 2016

"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916"

The Butte in November 1916
Taken by Carl Greener November 2016

"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916".  The Butte in July 19 Taken by Carl Greener July 2019

"Visit by Carl Greener in honour of Grandfather 8 DLI KIA 5 November 1916"

The Butte in July 19
Taken by Carl Greener July 2019

"battlefield denris overlooked by the Butte".  A train showing the ravages of war Taken by TBA 1917

"battlefield denris overlooked by the Butte"

A train showing the ravages of war
Taken by TBA 1917

"Death card for Franz Schmalzer Bavarian regiment".  Died at Le Sars 6 October 1916 Taken by Collection of Bob Paterson 1916

"Death card for Franz Schmalzer Bavarian regiment"

Died at Le Sars 6 October 1916
Taken by Collection of Bob Paterson 1916

"20 years after - The Butte in the 1930's".  Butte is like a wood! Note the cart on the Bapaume to Albert Road. Click on photo Taken by From book '20 Years After' late 1930's

"20 years after - The Butte in the 1930's"

Butte is like a wood! Note the cart on the Bapaume to Albert Road. Click on photo
Taken by From book '20 Years After' late 1930's

"The Butte overlooks the ravages of war".  The D929 runs through the photo, Butte in the background. Click on photo. Taken by From book '20 Years After' circa 1917

"The Butte overlooks the ravages of war"

The D929 runs through the photo, Butte in the background. Click on photo.
Taken by From book '20 Years After' circa 1917

"The WW1 pock marked Butte showing the Durham crosses".  From a sketch by the Rev. Lomax Taken by Rev. Lomax Drawing circa 1917

"The WW1 pock marked Butte showing the Durham crosses"

From a sketch by the Rev. Lomax
Taken by Rev. Lomax Drawing circa 1917

"The Tail trench is just over the top of the banking".  This banking had to be climbed by the attacking Allied troops to allow an attack on the Butte Taken by Bob Paterson September 2020

"The Tail trench is just over the top of the banking"

This banking had to be climbed by the attacking Allied troops to allow an attack on the Butte
Taken by Bob Paterson September 2020

"The grass around the stone cross is growing".  The grass repairs around the stone cross are working. We will keep the fence there until spring Taken by Bob Paterson November 2021

"The grass around the stone cross is growing"

The grass repairs around the stone cross are working. We will keep the fence there until spring
Taken by Bob Paterson November 2021

"The Crucifix at the village of Warlencourt".  A WW1 then and now photo - 1916 v 2021 Taken by Taken by the German Reserve Corps and Bob Paterson 1916 and 2021

"The Crucifix at the village of Warlencourt"

A WW1 then and now photo - 1916 v 2021
Taken by Taken by the German Reserve Corps and Bob Paterson 1916 and 2021

"Visitors to the Butte".  A warm welcome to members of KOYLI tours Taken by John Battye November 2021

"Visitors to the Butte"

A warm welcome to members of KOYLI tours
Taken by John Battye November 2021

"The Butte battlefields".  As shown in the history of the 9th Division Taken by Everard Wyrrel book 1939

"The Butte battlefields"

As shown in the history of the 9th Division
Taken by Everard Wyrrel book 1939

"Not the Butte but close by - a great photo.".  The killing fields leading up to Delville Wood- Guillemont Road cemetery in the foreground Taken by Bob Paterson November 2011

"Not the Butte but close by - a great photo."

The killing fields leading up to Delville Wood- Guillemont Road cemetery in the foreground
Taken by Bob Paterson November 2011

"A wonderful Battlefield drawing in a publication at the time".  The 'now famous' Butte is centre right Taken by Courtesy Paul Humphriss Unknown article date

"A wonderful Battlefield drawing in a publication at the time"

The 'now famous' Butte is centre right
Taken by Courtesy Paul Humphriss Unknown article date

"The French memorioal at nearby Rancourt.".  A nice then and now photo - 100 years later! Taken by Created by Bob Paterson August 2021

"The French memorioal at nearby Rancourt."

A nice then and now photo - 100 years later!
Taken by Created by Bob Paterson August 2021

"Bush cutting at the Butte entrance".  Charles Crossan seen wielding the chainsaw Taken by Bob Paterson August 2021

"Bush cutting at the Butte entrance"

Charles Crossan seen wielding the chainsaw
Taken by Bob Paterson August 2021

"Durham Light Infantry booklet sold for WW2 prisoner of war funds".  The lovely front cover Taken by Durham Light Infantry 1943

"Durham Light Infantry booklet sold for WW2 prisoner of war funds"

The lovely front cover
Taken by Durham Light Infantry 1943

"Remaining antislip treads now in place on the new section of walkway.".  Thanks again to Suregrp for the donation Taken by Bob Paterson July 2021

"Remaining antislip treads now in place on the new section of walkway."

Thanks again to Suregrp for the donation
Taken by Bob Paterson July 2021

"The killing grounds leading to the Butte as seen today. ".  Taken from the Le Sars to Eaucourt road Taken by Bob Paterson August 2020

"The killing grounds leading to the Butte as seen today. "

Taken from the Le Sars to Eaucourt road
Taken by Bob Paterson August 2020

"A view from the Butte - sixteen wind turbines dominate the sky".  Looking in the general direction of Ligny. Taken by Bob Paterson June 2021

"A view from the Butte - sixteen wind turbines dominate the sky"

Looking in the general direction of Ligny.
Taken by Bob Paterson June 2021

"The Memorial to the 6th, 8th and 9th Durham Light Infantry".  Situated on top of the Butte Taken by courtesy of Fronts Lines and Trenches August 1918

"The Memorial to the 6th, 8th and 9th Durham Light Infantry"

Situated on top of the Butte
Taken by courtesy of Fronts Lines and Trenches August 1918

"British Officers on the Butte August 1918".  The South African memorial clearly seen Taken by courtesy of Fronts Lines and Trenches August 1918

"British Officers on the Butte August 1918"

The South African memorial clearly seen
Taken by courtesy of Fronts Lines and Trenches August 1918

"Spanish officers inspecting a German ammunition dump near the Butte".  Picture from March 1917 Taken by courtesy Fronts Lines and Trenches  March 1917

"Spanish officers inspecting a German ammunition dump near the Butte"

Picture from March 1917
Taken by courtesy Fronts Lines and Trenches March 1917

"Looking splendid in the sunshine".  A nice colourful view Taken by Carl Dycer August 2020

"Looking splendid in the sunshine"

A nice colourful view
Taken by Carl Dycer August 2020

"A nice interesting article in the Voix du Nord".  100 years later WW1 is still getting articles in the press! Taken by Charles Crossan May 2021

"A nice interesting article in the Voix du Nord"

100 years later WW1 is still getting articles in the press!
Taken by Charles Crossan May 2021

"A nice aerial overlay of the Butte".  Old and new views blended perefctly Taken by Paul Humphriss - Fronts Lines and Trenches

"A nice aerial overlay of the Butte"

Old and new views blended perefctly
Taken by Paul Humphriss - Fronts Lines and Trenches

"A 1922 photo of the main aisle in Warlencourt British cemetery ".  A good example of the early days of colour photos Taken by Albert Kahn collection  1922

"A 1922 photo of the main aisle in Warlencourt British cemetery "

A good example of the early days of colour photos
Taken by Albert Kahn collection 1922

"Former Montgomery private grave memorial near to the Butte ".  Entry in war diary of 9 R.F.A showing deaths of Montgomery and Tarras in October 1916 as highlighted in the news section of this website March 2021 Taken by National Archives 1916

"Former Montgomery private grave memorial near to the Butte "

Entry in war diary of 9 R.F.A showing deaths of Montgomery and Tarras in October 1916 as highlighted in the news section of this website March 2021
Taken by National Archives 1916

"Former Montgomery private grave memorial near to the Butte".  A copy of the 1966 document transferring the ground to M. A Leprince of Behagnies, as highlighted in the news section of this website March 2021 Taken by Courtesy of CWGC 1966

"Former Montgomery private grave memorial near to the Butte"

A copy of the 1966 document transferring the ground to M. A Leprince of Behagnies, as highlighted in the news section of this website March 2021
Taken by Courtesy of CWGC 1966

"Architects final drawings for the Montgomery private grave memorial near to the Butte ".  as highlighted in the news section of this website March 2021 Taken by Courtesy of CWGC July 1926

"Architects final drawings for the Montgomery private grave memorial near to the Butte "

as highlighted in the news section of this website March 2021
Taken by Courtesy of CWGC July 1926

"A war torn landscape".  A superb picture of the village of Morval taken on the day it fell 25 September 1916. Taken by Donated by Rob Thompson 25 September 1916

"A war torn landscape"

A superb picture of the village of Morval taken on the day it fell 25 September 1916.
Taken by Donated by Rob Thompson 25 September 1916

"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 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 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 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

"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

"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

"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

"The pathway that was.".  The pathway– looking down from the summit Taken by Bob Paterson 18 August 2011

"The pathway that was."

The pathway– looking down from the summit
Taken by Bob Paterson 18 August 2011

"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.