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5 October 1916 Pte Nelson Pierce


Nelson was the youngest of the nine children born between 1877 and 1896 of Moses (a beekeeper) and Salome Pierce.  Nelson became a beekeeper, like his father, and was working in this trade at the 1911 Census when he was 15.  Nelson enlisted at London, Ontario on 1 November 1915. By October 1916, Nelson was serving on the Somme front. Having …

The Camera Returns No.7 by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall


[This edition of The Camera Return was originally published in Stand To! No.29 in the Spring of 1989. Bob and Steve had taken their photographs to match the view in December 1988.] Then >  Nine British soldiers resting in the main street of Aveluy, 2 km north of Albert. 25 March 1918 © IWM  Q8640. To make a match for present day comparisons u…