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8 October 1915 : Pte Robert H Reeves, 15 years old


Robert's father Edward, had been a rage warehouseman at the 1901 Census and was a general labourer at the time of the 1911 Census. His mother was Mary Anne (née Cotton). His sibling included Edward (born 1898), Albert (born 1896), James (born 1894), William (born 1890), John (born 1882) and then Robert (1900), followed by younger brother Victor …

In Which They Served by Richard Cullen


£25.00, Unicorn, London, 2020, 336pp hardback, ills throughout, 9 maps. Notes sources and index.  ISBN 978 1 9134 9103 1  [This review first appeared in the July 2021 issue of Stand To! No.123]. This unusual book is about five very different people told through the story of their medals. The author started collecting medals as a schoolboy, but…