Eleven days in a shell-hole: an Openshaw Sergeant’s experience a the Somme. | GM 1914

The Battle of the Somme ended 100 years ago today. Here is another soldier’s tale to commemorate all those who took part … lest we forget.

Born in 1888, by July 1916 at the Battle of the Somme, Sergeant Huddart of Openshaw was a fresh-faced twenty-eight-year-old member of the Manchester Regiment. During the battle, he would suffer seri…

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