The Italian Front in the First World War at Asiago: Granezza and Barenthal Road

Photographs of the battlefields and cemeteries in the British sector of the Asiago plateau, Italy.

British bunkers, Barenthal Road 2

British bunkers, Barenthal Road 3

British bunkers, Barenthal Road.

British bunkers, Barenthal Road.

Memorial to Italian underground hospital, Barenthal Road.

Memorial to Italian underground hospital, Barenthal Road.

Barenthal Military Cemetery graves

Barenthal Military Cemetery.

Barenthal Military Cemetery.

Barenthal Road, April 2015.

Barenthal Road, April 2015.

Granezza British Cemetery.

Granezza British Cemetery.

Edward's grave at the end of the row buried with men from his Company.  In September 1921 Vera visited the cemetery and planted rosebuds and a small asparagus fern beside her brother's grave.

Edward Brittain’s grave at the end of the row buried with men from his Company, Granezza British Cemetery. Follow this link for more about his death in 1918.

Grave of Lt Col J M Knox, Granezza British Cemetery.

Grave of Lt Col J M Knox, Granezza British Cemetery.

Memorial to Lt Col J M Knox, 1/8th Royal Warwicks and 143rd (Warwickshire) Infantry Brigade, near Granezza British Cemetery and Tattenham Corner.

Memorial to Lt Col J M Knox, 1/8th Royal Warwicks and 143rd (Warwickshire) Infantry Brigade, near Granezza British Cemetery and Tattenham Corner.

Site of Tattenham Corner.

Site of Tattenham Corner.


EB-Literary Executors for the Vera Brittain Estate, 1970 and The Vera Brittain Fonds, McMaster University Library-CropBWenh

Where and how did Edward Brittain die?


Somme Duds crop

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Monte San Michele Schönburg Tunnel

The Italian Front in the First World War at Monte San Michele


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3 thoughts on “The Italian Front in the First World War at Asiago: Granezza and Barenthal Road

  1. very interesting article, thanks for taking the time to write it. My G Grandfather was with the 23rd division and was the officer in charge of the defences on the San Sisto ridge for which he was mentioned in despatches and awarded the MC.

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