Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Great_War

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_co ... tober_1917

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 20 Jan 2017 13:19

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Sa%C3%AFo

An interesting effort on an obscure corner of the Big Two by Indy beetle, with a little help from me.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Terry Duncan » 20 Jan 2017 15:02

Interesting article. Just curious, but do you know where the British contingent from Tientsin landed for the siege of Tsingtao in 1914? The Japanese had landed at Longkou and Laoshan, and it would look a rather long way to have walked from Tientsin, plus there are a few pictures of British troops seemingly on beaches being described as 'arriving for the seige'.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 21 Jan 2017 17:43

Had a look in the military and navy OHs but nothing on the siege I'm afraid.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation ... ugust_1917

Not quite finished but it's an article now. I think I've managed to navigate the Scylla of the truth and the Charybdis of Wiki NPOV and RS.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Terry Duncan » 23 Jan 2017 20:23

Cheers for looking, I have never been able to pin it down, but will have a look in some of the more obscure naval logs or regimental histories to see if anything lists a transport operation taking place anywhere in this period. For some reason this action goes almost unmentioned.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 25 Jan 2017 11:52

Macpherson, Major-General Sir William Grant (1921). Medical Services General History: Medical Services in the United Kingdom; in British Garrisons Overseas and During Operations against Tsingtau, in Togoland, the Cameroons and South-West Africa. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents by Direction of the Committee of Imperial Defence. I. London: HMSO. OCLC 84456080. https://ia902707.us.archive.org/10/item ... cpuoft.pdf

pp. 268 et seq might help.

Index: Tsingtau : xv ; sick and wounded from, in Hong Kong, 259 ; Japanese
ultimatum to Governor of, 268 ; British co-operation against, ib. ',
military operations, 268-70 ; description of, 269 ; water supply, ib.,
275 ; medical arrangements, 271 ; hospital ships for, ib. ; hospitals, ib. ;
hospital personnel, ib. ; field medical organization, 271-4 ; ambulance
transport at, 272-4 : health of, troops, 274 ; casualties, ib., 275-6 ;
nature of wounds, 274, 276 ; surgical operations performed, 274-5 ;
sanitary arrangements, 275 ; rations, ib.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 05 Feb 2017 21:22

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capture_of_Westhoek

Bit more to do on the 18th Division though.

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