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29 October 1914 Pte John Bradley killed in action on this day

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Living at 113 Sandygate, Burnley at the time of his re-enlistment in August 1914, John had originally seen boy service with the Manchesters since late September 1901. A recalled reservist, he landed in France on 8 October 1914 seeing service in the area of Richebourg. Whilst holding the line in the vicinity of Festubert on 29 October 1914, John's …


087: December 2009/January 2010

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090: December 2010/January 2011

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091: April/May 2011

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092: August/September 2011

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Yorkshire Branch Battlefield Tour

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The annual Yorkshire branch trip to France will take place between 25 and 30 September.  It is intended to look at the Battlefields in the Flanders 'flat lands' around Neuve Chapelle and Loos. The trip will be run by Battlehonours Ltd and guided by Clive Harris. As with previous trips we will use an local company who always provide a luxurious 50-s…


21 May 1915: 19991 Pte Frederick Francis Barnes, 10th Bn CEF (Alberta Regiment)

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19991 Pte Frederick Francis Barnes, 10th Bn CEF (Alberta Regiment). Frederick was born in Southampton on30 May 1894. His mother and sister ran a girls school. Frederick emigrated to Canada where he became a bank clerk. He enlisted into the army at Valcartier on 25 September 1914 and was killed during his battalion's attack on the ‘K5 Redoubt' ne…