In June 1932 the front cover of The Mosquito had a photo of the striking memorial on Pip Ridge – now gone – to the dead of the 66th Infantry Brigade. The Brigade suffered 857 casualties in their attack on Pip Ridge on 18 September 1918, during the Second Battle of Doiran.

The Mosquito from June 1932 showing the 66th Brigade Memorial on Pip Ridge

A watercolour of Pip Ridge in 1917 by William T Wood RWS, who served with the RFC before becoming an official war artist.

From a watercolour by William T. Wood RWS. "The 'Pip' Ridge".


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Author: Andy Hutt

Andy's interest in the campaign comes from his grandfather, Arthur, who served in Salonika as a sapper with the Royal Engineers from 1916-1918. Opinions expressed in these posts are personal and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Society.

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