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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The Thing Called 'Armistice' by A S Taylor

The Thing Called 'Armistice' by A S Taylor

(This article first appears in Stand To! No. 74 September 2005 pp 51-52) Stand To! 72 had just arrived, and as I sat in…

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The Armistice at Home and Abroad

The Armistice at Home and Abroad

The Armistice at Home and Abroad Armistice Day’s rejoicing spread throughout Britain at remarkable speed as the simpl…

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The Armistice and Afterwards: Extracts from the Diaries of QMS Edgar Wignall RAMC

The Armistice and Afterwards: Extracts from the Diaries of QMS Edgar Wignall RAMC

The Armistice and Afterwards: Extracts from the Diaries of QMS Edgar Wignall RAMC by Clive R Harrison (This article fir…

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A Memoir of the Final Advance 1918

A Memoir of the Final Advance 1918

A Memoir of the Final Advance 1918 by Sergeant W G Sweet, 2nd Monmouthshire edited by Barry Johnson (This article first…

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Captain Horace Coomber

Captain Horace Coomber

Captain Horace Coomber By Gareth Morgan    This article first appeared in the Australian Society of WWI Aero Histor…

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Haig and the Cavalry

Haig and the Cavalry

By Bob Bushaway Reproduced with the permission of the 'Journal of the Centre for First World War Studies'.   Why are …

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The First Tanks at Elveden by David Fletcher

The First Tanks at Elveden by David Fletcher

Drive up the A11, through Suffolk, as if you are heading for Thetford in Norfolk and if you can take your eyes off the r…

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Lance Corporal William Cotter

Lance Corporal William Cotter

The following account is based on Gerald Gliddon's account of Cotter's career published in 'VCs of the First World War: …

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The story of how 2nd Lieut. Edward Felix Baxter was awarded the VC

The story of how 2nd Lieut. Edward Felix Baxter was awarded the VC

The short biography that follows is based on the account which appears in Gerald Gliddon's 'VCs of the First World War: …

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