Mining under Vimy Ridge

critchleyCasualty Form – Active Service for G/11288 Robert Critchley of the Royal Fusiliers showing his attachment to the 182nd Tunnelling Company in November 1915 and his death due to a German mine explosion on 20th April 1916.


The following mines were exploded during the North Midland Division’s time at Vimy Ridge and La Folie Farm:-

25th March 1916. German mine between P74 and P75 at the end of COMMONS COMMUNICATION TRENCH. 8 men killed of missing in action. See here.new trenches

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