DELVILLE WOOD

LONGUEVAL - SOMME - FRANCE

Welcome to the official website of Delville Wood.

Delville Wood, as the supreme symbol of  South Africa's Sacrifice and Courage, occupied an eminent place in the country's military history. In July 1916, the 1st South African Infantry Brigade carried out one of the highest feat of arms of the Great War.

To all  South Africans who fell in the various conflicts of the 20th Century this website is dedicated as a tribute.

NEWSLETTER (31/05/2016)
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MUSEUM CLOSED

Due to construction work between the Memorial and the Museum, the Museum closure has been extended for security reasons. The Wood remains accessible.

Thank you for your understanding.

ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE CEREMONY

FRIDAY 8th JULY 2016

 

DELVILLE WOOD CENTENARY CEREMONY

TUESDAY 12th JULY 2016

IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND THE DELVILLE WOOD CENTENARY CEREMONY, YOU ARE ADVISED TO IMPERATIVELY FILL IN YOUR DETAILS BY CLICKING ON THE FOLLOWING LINK.

Schedules

From early February to early April/mid-October to late November : 10h00-16h00

From early April to mid-October : 10h00-17h30