‘The Women of Westfield - picking up the pieces after the First World War’

‘The Women of Westfield - picking up the pieces after the First World War’

Dr Martin Purdy (Lancs and Cheshire WFA branch) recently managed a Heritage Lottery funded project at the Westfield War …

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Official correspondence following a death in the Great War – Private Cornelius Hayes, Cheshire Regiment

Official correspondence following a death in the Great War – Private Cornelius Hayes,…

The improved availability of online records has made tracing of the life and service of a Great War soldier relatively e…

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The Enemy Above: British Reactions to German Zeppelin Raids in the Great War by Frank A Blazich Jr.

The Enemy Above: British Reactions to German Zeppelin Raids in the Great War by Frank…

The Enemy Above: British Reactions to German Zeppelin Raids in the Great War by Frank A Blazich Jr. In Stand To! No. 86 …

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The Bombing of London

The Bombing of London

The Bombing of London  By Ian Castle   (Reproduced here under Creative Commons license from the 1914-18 Encyclopedia …

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The First Air Raid: Great Yarmouth by Bob Wyatt

The First Air Raid: Great Yarmouth by Bob Wyatt

This item by Bob Wyatt, the Book Review Editor for Stand To! from 1987 to 2017, appeared in Stand To! No. 27 1989. On t…

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The End of The Zeppelins

The End of The Zeppelins

This item first appeared in Stand To! No. 31 (Spring 1991). It was the 22nd piece in a series titled 'The Home Front'. …

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Revist 'The Camera Returns' (47) Beaucourt-en-Santerre with Google Street View

Revist 'The Camera Returns' (47) Beaucourt-en-Santerre with Google Street View

The Camera Returns (47) Beaucourt-en-Santerre. Original research by Steve Wall and Bob Grundy. Travel the roads of the …

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The Battle of the Bees

The Battle of the Bees

The First World War was a truly global conflict. Although the vast majority of the fighting took place in France and Bel…

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The Easter Rising - Dublin 1916

The Easter Rising - Dublin 1916

The Battles of the First World War took place in many countries and across various continents - from China to Lake Tanga…

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The first footballer killed in 1914: Larrett Roebuck of Huddersfield Town

The first footballer killed in 1914: Larrett Roebuck of Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield Town full-back Larrett Roebuck was the first professional footballer from the English Leagues to be killed …

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Medal Index Cards

Medal Index Cards

During the late part of the First World War the Army Medal Office began a system of making out an index card for each in…

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British Corps Commanders in the Great War

British Corps Commanders in the Great War

As identified by Andrew Simpson in his PhD thesis,[1] there is remarkably little written about British Corps command in …

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