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MY TANK ANCESTOR: PHILIP LAVERTY

November 11, 2016
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The direct descendant of one of the men who took part in the first tank attack visited The Tank Museum to see the only surviving piece of the Mark I tank his great-grandfather rode into action 100 years ago. Meet Philip, Great Grandson of General Reginald Laverty – of D9 (Dolly).

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