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I Embarked for France: The War Diaries and letters of an English family in the Great War: Evelyn Ansell, 19th King’s Liverpool Regiment


Reviewed by Linda Parker. Although this narrative of a family’s journey and the mixed fortunes of war is focused on Evelyn Ansell, its first chapter, describing the end of a family holiday in August 1914, introduces his family as the lens through which the Great War is seen. As Meryl Moore comments 'I read these family letters and lived the war ye…

'The Battle of the Lys 1918' by Viv John


 Viv John will be giving a talk on The Battle of the Lys 1918     Image: A Lewis gun team at gun post at Marquois on 13 April 1918 during the Battle of Lys.