Western Front Association Memorial on Riqueval Farm Bridge

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Inscription reads 'On September 29 1918 the British 46th (North Midland) Division attacked the powerful defences of the ""Hindenburg Line"" A Company of the 6/North Staffordshire Regiment (137th Brigade) and a detachment of the Royal Engineers seized the Riqueval Farm Bridge, the last one left intact across the St Quentin Canal, an important feature of the German defences. This greatly assisted the forward flow of sappers to complete the successful storming of the ""Siegfried Position""...