Heroic Wal becomes a Great War prisoner

Battle of Crozat Canal PNL-140205-220335001

Battle of Crozat Canal PNL-140205-220335001

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Last week we brought you Walter Young’s recount of his role in the horrific Battle of Ypres in September 1917.

Now, in the fourth extract from Wal’s War, the Great War soldier describes the Battle of Crozat Canal in March 1918, during which he was made a prisoner of war...

‘Our side of the canal was being plastered with shells. We stretcher-bearers had a place in the ruins of a house.

 

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