Ring around the moon', memoirs of John and Frank Barnard (2)

Barnard Michael
Written by Mike Barnard about his father John and his uncle Fred Barnard, and their service during the First World War. Includes their recruitment - John went missing that morning and almost missed the draft because he wanted to plant the asparagus. Their service in Flanders, on the Somme, Ypres and Passchendaele. Fred Barnard was in the Artillery, and recalled how they re-captured one of their guns at Bourlon Wood. The account includes the story...