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4 October 1918 Nurse Rosa Mary Rapp


Her parents were German born  Fridolin (Fred) and Mary Theresa. Rosa graduated from Louisville City Hospital, Kentucky. Rosa volunteered for active service with forces at Louisville on April 2nd 1918 and was initially sent to Camp Lewis, Washington where she was assigned to duty as a Base Hospital nurse. On September 8th 1918, she embarked a…

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27 June  : Nurse Sister, Margaret Jane 'Daisy' Fortescue


York Factory, Hudson Bay was, as described, a factory town established by the Hudson Bay Company.  Margaret was the youngest daughter of Joseph Fortescue, Chief Factor, Hudson’s Bay Company and Sarah Jane (née Mason), her late father the Reverend Mason from Northumberland. Margaret went to school back in England, in Dawlish, Devon, at Miss Su…

ONLINE: 'Arthur and Adeline - a true story of WW1 bravery and romance' by Dennis Claridge


Caption: Arthur Cima MM and Adeline Guidotti This online talk: goes live at 19:30 for a 19:45 start, ending at about 20:45. Participating is quick and easy. The only equipment you need is a computer, or a tablet, or a smart phone. Simply email for your link. We'll also automatically add you to the mailing list to keep you up…

In Which They Served by Richard Cullen


£25.00, Unicorn, London, 2020, 336pp hardback, ills throughout, 9 maps. Notes sources and index.  ISBN 978 1 9134 9103 1  [This review first appeared in the July 2021 issue of Stand To! No.123]. This unusual book is about five very different people told through the story of their medals. The author started collecting medals as a schoolboy, but…

Vera Britain


ONLINE LECTURE Vera Brittain By Michelle Young Michelle will talk about Vera Brittain, and her wartime experiences, told through letters. she will talk about Vera’s life pre-war, and very briefly post war and illustrate this through slides of places where she lived, studied and worked. Michelle’s hope is that at the end of the talk, attendee’s …