D DAY 6TH JUNE 1944This month’s Brumration is something of a departure from the norm as both my themes relate to World W…
I have previously written about War Graves in Sutton Coldfield in relation to commemorating those men whose …
THE HOME FRONT
Newspapers were pleased to report in January 1919 that in their localities there had been no new repo…
My thanks to those of you who came to February’s meeting and heard my talk ‘Escapers All’. It is still…
Returning prisoners had from as early as 1914 been an important source of information. In 1914 …
A belated Happy New Year to you all
Looking at Newspapers for December 1918/January 1919 there were many familiar stori…
There appear to have been record attendances at Remembrance services this year. For the first time in…
This Brumration is being prepared as we move towards the Armistice Commemorations on November 11th. There…
THE CONDITION OF THE INDIAN ARMY I914
For many years the Indian Government, The British Raj, had relied on the revenue …
WAR AND THE CANADIAN ROCKIES
An exhibit on World War 1 and World War 2 I saw recently at the Whyte Museum of the Canadi…
WHAT DID ADRIAN, BRODIE AND HADFIELD HAVE IN COMMON?
By Bob Butcher
Answer: They were all steel helmets.
PRIVATE JOSEPH RILEY, 1ST BATTALION SHERWOOD FORRESTERS.
One of the pleasures of giving my talk at various WFA Branc…