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''For those with an interest in World War One it may be noted that Cherisy was the location of the only known example of a Trench Raid, carried out by a Battalion of The Durham Light Infantry, which was photographed from the air.  The images have been used to assist in identifying the men taking part and have also served to illustrate lectures, and Secondary School project work, as part of the syllabus for History GCSE.''
 
''For those with an interest in World War One it may be noted that Cherisy was the location of the only known example of a Trench Raid, carried out by a Battalion of The Durham Light Infantry, which was photographed from the air.  The images have been used to assist in identifying the men taking part and have also served to illustrate lectures, and Secondary School project work, as part of the syllabus for History GCSE.''
  
To read about an exhibition at Durham County Record Office of these photographs, please click [http://www.durhamrecordoffice.org.uk/article/17325/Trench-Raid-at-Cherisy-15-September-1917 here].
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''To read about an exhibition at Durham County Record Office of these photographs, please click [http://www.durhamrecordoffice.org.uk/article/17325/Trench-Raid-at-Cherisy-15-September-1917 here].''

Latest revision as of 14:32, 16 February 2018

To read the Wikipedia entry on this village please click here.

The photographs of the village taken during the research trip are set out below:-


Village roadsign
Village centre


For those with an interest in World War One it may be noted that Cherisy was the location of the only known example of a Trench Raid, carried out by a Battalion of The Durham Light Infantry, which was photographed from the air. The images have been used to assist in identifying the men taking part and have also served to illustrate lectures, and Secondary School project work, as part of the syllabus for History GCSE.

To read about an exhibition at Durham County Record Office of these photographs, please click here.