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2 September 1917 : Pte George Fieldhouse


George was born in Dewsbury to Mr and Mrs Charles Fieldhouse. He enlisted in February 1916 (after working for Critchley, Sharpe and Tetlow in Cleckheaton) and was posted to the 4th Battalion Grenadier Guards in November 1916, later transferring to the 2nd Battalion. The circumstances surrounding his death are unclear; the battalion had been provid…

11 November : 25 years since the re-inauguration of the Armistice Day ceremony at the Whitehall Cenotaph by The Western Front Association


It is 25 years since The Western Front Association successfully campaigned to re-inaugurate the Whitehall Cenotaph ceremony on Armistice Day, and on Monday 11th November at 11am the WFA will again lead the nation in reflection and commemoration. Following the Second World War the focus of Britain's national commemoration shifted to┬áRemembrance S…