"Hi Josephine, funny you posting this comment. We just had Lambis up for a workshop with our boys and he was talking about the statue over a beer on Sunday night. Hope you are well. The project is about to kick off again so hopefully we can create…"
"This is a most amazing bronze life size statue my son Steve had made of my Grandfather, Herbert "Nutsy" Bolt. Steve loves everything about his Great Grandfather, says he is our Hero & such a tragedy he was killed so young,…"
Thank you so much (and your friend Lyne) for the information on the 4 other solders. I can't imagine the horror of that one dreadful night, the 19/20th July 1916, that Herb and Tom were killed, and Frank badly wounded."
"Mal......I asked a friend Lyne for help in finding these other Soldiers, she could not find any information on W Hobbs, but did find Edward Robinson, No: 3159, left side back row....... Joseph Lewin, No: 3110, right side back row, and…"
"Mal, thank you so much. I think your Great Grandfather was such a strong good looking man, I am so glad I can now put a face to the man who was in the Trenches with Herbert and was able to describe his last moments in such detail, I think they would…"
Nice to hear from you so soon. I do have names on the back the postcard, although not full names, and two are difficult to read. I will add the images for you now in my photos.
Hi Josephine, I have a postcard photo including Herbert Bolt, my great grandfather Francis Johnston and four other soldiers. Frank was with Herb when he died and was the one who recounted his last moments. You may already have the photo but if you like I will add it to the site.