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Corporal. F. G. Head - A Lion and a Lamb

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A few years ago I undertook to research some family history with regard to my grandfather and his role in The Great War. Corporal Frederick George Head (2357) 17th Royal London Regiment (The Stepney and Poplar Rifles) died in June 1974 when I was 12 years old and I have very fond memories of him as a loving granddad. When I look bock now at photogr…


Dear David ... Pension Record Cards Feedback

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Here's some feedback about the Pension Records lookups we have conducted for a wide range of individuals:   Andrew Gilpin I had sent a quick 'thank you' earlier, but I feel I must write again.  When I learnt that the Records had become available I went straight to the WFA website and did what I too often do, which is 'click' on everything in sig…


"257 Tunnelling Company" a talk by John Fallon

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Join us for a talk by John Fallon about his Grandfather's service with 257 Tunneling Company, Royal Engineers, during the First World War.


Colin Wagstaff BA (Hons) MA PGCE

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Colin’s  interest in the First World War began when he watched the BBC Great War series (1964) with his grandfather, a veteran. He taught History and Politics in South London for 36 years (32 as middle/senior manager) In his professional capacity he organised over 60 school journeys. Has been secretary of numerous sporting clubs and a referee of …