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William Frederick Faulds VC. MC.

Private William Frederick Faulds (19/02/1895 – 16/02/1950), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Battle of Delville Wood on 18 July 1916. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 September 1916, Supplement: 29740, Page: 8870 reads: “For most, … Continue reading

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Delville Wood Memorial: Pretoria

My late maternal grandfather was a Delville Wood survivor, having been wounded on the 18th of July 1916. He never really spoke much about his experience at the battle, and if he had I probably would not have been able … Continue reading

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