Sapper Ezekiel Parkes, 179th Tunnelling Company, killed in action 22nd November 1915.
For ten years I have been research the men and tunnelling operations at La Boisselle on the Somme. Here is a roll of many the men that I have identified so far. If you are related or have any information about them please contact me.
Join me on a battlefield tour with The Cultural Experience:
Battlefield tour The Ypres Salient War Poets: ‘A Bitter Truth’, 1st – 4th October 2020
The Story of the Lochnagar Mine
Shirebrook Miners in the Tunnelling Companies
Video of my talk ‘Born Fighters: Who were the Tunnellers?’