Mark Banning


Self employed battlefield guide and researcher

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Final one. Bazentin le Petit Communal Cemetery and Extension.

The back of Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, following a walk from 's Walking the Somme.

A job for tomorrow. Wash some of France off the car, after a great #Somme trip.

Your boys doing great stuff at Knightsbridge Cemetery. Good to speak to British Bob, leader of the Thiepval team.

Mesnil Ridge Cemetery earlier. Beautiful afternoon.

Sunrise over Combles. A fine day beckons.

End of another great day on the #Somme

Moon over Combled, and a bit of a dirty car

Used your book, (and Vic) to tell the story of Arnold Ridley at Flees. Remembered your version too...

Last one. Guards Cems, Lesboeufs

Sgt Jackson, AIF Burial Ground, Flers.

And a lovely sunset. Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs.

Things brightened up this afternoon. Guillemont Road Cemetery.

The biggest unexploded shell I have come across.

The rather lovely and appropriately named Manchester Cemetery.

A very misty and murky start to the day. Beaulencourt British Cemetery.

Quarry Cemetery, Vermelles. Just been to see new headstone for Hon. Fergus Bowes-Lyon.

End of a good day on the battlefields

Major Nelson VC at Lillers Communal Cemetery and Extension. One of the 3 VC winners at Nery, 1914

Corporal Vitter VC at Lillers Communal Cemetery and Extension