Saturday, 4 October 2014

From the earth

The archaeology at Fargo has yielded tantalising traces of the Great War. Although the horse hospital itself was ephemeral - there were several elements from the period; horse shoes, .303 rounds, buttons, buckles and cap badges. Several of these connected to the artillery, and others to the Anzacs - including the Australians whose presence here from 1916 was in large numbers. A superb album of photographs of the dig was taken by the wonderful Harvey Mills - see

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