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14 August 1915 : Pte Samuel Quinn

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Father George, mother Sarah Jane. At the 1901 Census it would appear that father, mother, Samuel and his 66 year old grandfather were resident in the Chorlton Union Workhouse.  At the time of his enlistment 13 years later the family were at 12 Anne Street, Fullage, Burnley. After enlisting into his local territorial battalion in the early days o…


The quest for Grandad’s photo: Pte James Cooper, 1st. Bn. Essex Regiment

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'The grassy slopes that crown the cliffs are carpeted with flowers.  The azure sky is cloudless and the air is fragrant with the scent of wild thyme. In front, a smiling valley studded with cypress and olive and patches of young corn, the ground rises gently to the village of Krithia standing amidst clumps of mulberry and oak.   On the left, a mile…


ONLINE VIRTUAL TOUR 'To Bite and to hold' The Royal Naval Division at Krithia, 1915

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This digital virtual tour of the Krithia battlefield will 'go live' tonight, 18 November 2021 at 7.30pm UK time. (There is no pre-registration for this event) This virtual battlefield tour will concentrate on the action of the Royal Naval Division at Krithia during the 1915 battles on the peninsula.There is also, immediately after the tour at 8.…


VIRTUAL BATTLEFIELD TOUR 'To Bite and to Hold' The Royal Naval Division at Krithia, 1915'

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This is a reminder that we have just published the first in a brand new series of Virtual Battlefield Tours. These tours are part of our commitment to adding value to the overall membership package.This tour will concentrate on the Royal Naval Division's actions at Krithia during the 1915 battles on the peninsula.  The tour is absolutely free to m…