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Maze Attack

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THIS WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED BY PANDYWATSON on October 7th, 2017.


Pinpointing the MAZE Today

My Great-Uncle Norman John Anthony (A Company 25 Bn) fought at the MAZE on 5 Nov 1916. He was shot and later died of wounds at Heilly Station Casualty Clearing Station. He is buried in what were the grounds of that medical facility, and what is now the Heilly Station War Cemetery. The position of what was the MAZE in Nov 1916 now lies in beautiful cultivated crop land along Rue 2 Du September, 600 meters south of Ligney Thilloy and a similar distance north of the D74. The Google Earth reference is 62450 Ligney Thilloy France 50.074687 ; 2.817685. This old road running along Vallee Guislain (Goose Lane or Goose alley) was formerly the connecting road between the Five Ways (where D74 meets D11 today) and Ligny Thilloy and Le Barque to the North East…