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The Iron 12 : The inauguration of the Iron Memorial and Commemorative Plaques in Guise

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This article first appeared in Bulletin No.91 October/November 2011. Bulletin and Stand To! are the two magazines of The Western Front Association, each are sent to members alternatively, each three times a year, either in print or digitally.  INTRODUCTION Between October 1914 and February 1915 Iron sheltered eleven British soldiers trapped beh…


'The Story of the Iron Twelve' [Part 1] by Hedley Malloch

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This article first appeared, in two parts, in the journal of The Western Front Association, Stand To! No. 87 and No. 88. Members of the WFA have access to the entire Stand To! archive editions 1 to the present day. See Join the WFA.  This is the story – told over two successive issues of Stand To! - of eleven British soldiers, trapped behind the l…


'Behind the Lines - The Story of the Iron Twelve' [Part 2] by Hedley Malloch

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This article, Part 2 of 2 parts, first appeared in Stand To! No. 88. April/May 2010. This and all issues of Stand To! are available to Members to view via their Member Login.  In the first part of the story of eleven British soldiers, trapped behind the lines in the retreat from Mons to the Marne in the summer of 1914, Hedley Malloch told how they…