By Michael Renshaw
The battling on Redan Ridge in 1916 has lengthy been overshadowed via occasions on every one flank, specifically Serre at the left and Beaumont Hamel at the correct. On 1 July 1916 the field used to be occupied via the 4th department, made of a number of the veteran general battalions, the previous Contemptibles, even supposing few of the unique individuals had survived up to now. It used to be almost always Territorials and new military males who fought right here. a different function comprises little identified money owed of occasions on the Quadrilateral on that fateful day. The November battles contain the second department and the thirty second department and comprise the fight around the dust to Beaumont trench, Frankfurt and Munich trenches. Biographical info of a few of the well-known males who took half, comparable to H H Munroe, the writer Saki and A A Milne, author and writer of Winnie the Pooh, also are incorporated.