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Whitby High School

 

Battlefields Tour 11-14th March 2004

 

Itinerary

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Itinerary



 

Day 1:   Thursday 11th March 2004

 

6.30am

Depart School – executive coach

14.30pm

Dover – board ferry

17.00pm

Calais 

18.00pm

Arrive Chateau

 

 

Day  2:   Friday 12th March 2004

 

8.00am

Breakfast

8.45am

Depart for Ypres area

9.30am

‘In Flanders Fields Museum

 

Ypres Town

1.00pm

Ypres Salient Tour

 

Cement House Cemetery, Langemark (to trace grave of Lauren Worthington’s (year 11) Great Grandfather Stanley Worthington)

 

Langemark German Cemetery

 

Tyne Cot Cemetery

 

Sanctuary Wood Museum/Hill 62

6.00pm

Return to Ypres town for Restaurant meal

8.00pm

Menin Gate for Last Post Ceremony

Citation and laying of wreath by Lauren Worthington & Scott Grierson

9.00pm

Arrive at Chateau

 

 

 

Day 3:   Saturday 13th March 2004

 

8.00am

Breakfast

8.45am

Depart for Somme area

10.00am

Notre Dame de Lorette, French national cemetery, memorial & trenches

11.00am

12.00pm

Vimy Ridge Trenches and Memorial/visitor centre

Guards Cemy, Les Boeufs,   to trace Hugh Mason, Great Grandfather of Lauren Worthington (yr 11)

13.00pm

Peronne WWI Museum

2.30pm

Tour through Somme area via Albert

 

Thiepval Memorial

 

Ulster Tower

 

Beaumont Hamel/Newfoundland Memorial Park

 

Boucquoy Road Cemy, Ficheux, near Arras

grave of Charles Royden  (Gt.Grandfather of Mr M.Royden)

5.00pm

Return to Chateau

7.30pm

Evening entertainment – Quiz & Disco

 

Day 4:    Sunday 14th March 2004

 

8.00am?

Breakfast

8.45am

Depart for Bologne/ Calais/Shopping/Sightseeing

2.00pm

Calais – depart for Dover

2.30pm

Dover

20.15pm

Arrive Whitby

 




Photographs throughout contributed by

Adam Harvey (Year 11),

Ian Durrans and Chris Green (Year 12 & Web Team),

Mr J. Simpson and

Mr M.W.Royden



Web Design and Photo Editing by Mike Royden, April 2004
Royden History.Co.Uk