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Centenary

My son, two sisters and I spent a few days visiting some of the battlefields, monuments and museums... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Libbymarsha
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Personalized, informative and moving

My family engaged Bob Findlay as our guide for a tour to commemorate our my Grandfather’s award of... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
TravellerH1959
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

My son, two sisters and I spent a few days visiting some of the battlefields, monuments and museums in Passchendaele, Ypres and Arras. Our grandfather was killed on 8th February 1918 and we wanted to mark his centenary. The monuments are magnificent and overwhelming. The...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

My family engaged Bob Findlay as our guide for a tour to commemorate our my Grandfather’s award of the Military Cross in 1917. Although an Englishman, he had researched all the Australian battles specifically including finding the now declassified intelligence diaries written by the individual...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We were in Belgium for a cousins to commemorate the passing of my great uncle who passed away in July 1917 East of Ypres. Prior to the meeting, Bob had done some extensive analysis from the details we had given him and he was able...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Bob Findlay did painstaking work finding out the last known positions of our Great Uncle who died in the First World War, even consulting other experts on the Great War Forum and plotting precise locations on maps which he left with us. He then proceeded...More

Thank TonyL328
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Bob brings the battlefield alive - his website is aptly named. His research into my grandfathers recruitment, arrival at the front, his first action, his evacuation and ultimate death was meticulous. At almost every road corner he will point out interesting facts. Bob's knowledge is...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

My husband and I have toured the WW1 Battlefields twice with Bob and each time was excellent. Bob creates tours relevant to what you want to see rather than a generic tour for everyone. We were amazed at the information Bob was able to find...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Loved this place seeing all the history was amazing and learning about all this place has to offer was amazing

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

A long time reviewer on TripAdvisor and a resident of California, I went first to the TripAdvisor site to find a great guide for our visit to Albert to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. And find one I did!...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

I have an uncle buried in France. He died in 1917 during one of many assaults on Vimy Ridge. My goal was to pay him a visit prior to 100th anniversary of the end of WW1 and with that in mind I sought the services...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

We booked a two day tour with Bob to cover both Ypres and the Somme. Bob provides a high level of research for customers with relatives who were involved in the conflict. Our tour was tailored to locations referenced in the written account that my...More

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