Pilkem Ridge, Battle of Passendale 31 July 1917 - The day Hedd Wyn was killed. He was one of 32,000 soldiers to be killed in the attack on Pilckem Ridge.

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Maldimo52's picture

Hedd Wyn was killed at Pilkem Ridge on 31 July 1917, and is marked thus on his gravestone. The September date accompanying this photo is eroneous.

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales's picture

thank you for pointing this error out, we have corrected our records now.

Anonymous's picture

I was looking for action involving 19 bat. Manchesters, and the fatal wounding of Pt. Aneurin Roberts of Portmadog, died 9 Aug.1917

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