After Amiens – 38th (Welsh) Division

After Amiens – 38th (Welsh) Division

It happened in the barber’s where my mother had taken me when I was a young child. ‘Mummy, why is that man making funny…

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Arthur Boyle  Private and Pensioner

Arthur Boyle Private and Pensioner

Painting by Diane Lavery 1998 from a photograph of Arthur Boyle taken in 1917     Arthur Boyle, born in 1894, from …

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Divisional Concert Troupes

Divisional Concert Troupes

This item appeared first appeared in Communication Lines (letters to the editor) in the Stand To ! No. 31 Winter…

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The Final One Hundred Days of the Western Front

The Final One Hundred Days of the Western Front

Introduction The British involvement in war on the Western Front lasted for 1,294 days: from the 12th of August 1914 - …

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Tom Cormie’s War Diary 1917-18

Tom Cormie’s War Diary 1917-18

'Thomas Cormie, born 16th September 1893 in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland was my father', writes Andrew Cormie, featured in …

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Malaria in the Great War

Malaria in the Great War

A 1946 map by kind permission of the World Health Organisation)   Malaria in the Great War by Dr David Payne (This …

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British Medical Casualties on the Western Front in the Great War Part 1: Dealing with Wound Related Trauma

British Medical Casualties on the Western Front in the Great War Part 1: Dealing with…

British Medical Casualties on the Western Front in the Great War Part 1: Dealing with Wound Related Trauma by Dr David P…

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British Medical Casualties on the Western Front : Wound Induced Trauma Related to Technological Advances in War

British Medical Casualties on the Western Front : Wound Induced Trauma Related to Tec…

British Medical Casualties on the Western Front in the Great War Part 2: Wound Induced Trauma Related to Technological …

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The Battle Against Venereal Disease in Wartime Britain (1914-1918)

The Battle Against Venereal Disease in Wartime Britain (1914-1918)

The Battle Against Venereal Disease in Wartime Britain (1914-1918) by Emily Payne (This articles first appears in Stand…

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The Influenza Epidemic of 1918

The Influenza Epidemic of 1918

The Influenza Epidemic of 1918 by Dr. David Payne, PhD EurProBiol CBiol MIBiol History records several great pandemics …

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Corporal. F. G. Head - A Lion and a Lamb

Corporal. F. G. Head - A Lion and a Lamb

A few years ago I undertook to research some family history with regard to my grandfather and his role in The Great War.…

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Dame Janet Stancomb-Wills : The Clifftop Amazon

Dame Janet Stancomb-Wills : The Clifftop Amazon

Following the early death of her father, Janet Stancomb and her sister were adopted by their uncle, Sir William Henry Wi…

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