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Lancashire North Despatch Issue 8: Nov 2011

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Lancashire North Despatch Issue 8: Nov 2011   On 10th November 1920 the frontispiece photo (IWM ref Q111468 ) shows the UnknownWarrior being borne along Admiralty Pier, Dover to be buried in Westminster Abbeynext day. Michael Gavaghan on Page 7 revisits the writing of his book entitled “TheStory of the UNKNOWN WARRIOR” which was first published i…


Known unto God: the missing of the Great War by Simon Fowler

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This talk tells the stories of some of those commemorated on the memorials in Ypres, Thiepval and elsewhere and looks at the struggles of their families to find out about what happened to them. It was said that the grieving mothers and widows suffered doubly because they did not know where their menfolk had been buried. It will also discuss how and…


The Story of the Unknown Warrior by Michael Gavaghan

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M & L Publications, c/o Livesey-Scott Solicitors, Derby House, Fulwood, Preston, Lancs. PR2 8JF, 1995. Hardback, 88p [This First World War book review first appeared in Stand To! No. 46 April 1996. This magazine, the journal of The Western Front Association is published three times a year. The entire archive of over 118 issues is available to …


A Letter to the Unknown Warrior : For the Attention of Key Stage 3 History Teachers

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Marking The Centenary of the Arrival of the Unknown Warrior at Victoria Station – 10 November 2020 Every year on 10 November The Western Front Association holds a service of remembrance at Victoria Station to commemorate the arrival, in 1920, of the Unknown Warrior on his journey to Westminster Abbey. Because this year is the centenary of this h…