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Brothers In War by Michael Walsh


ISBN: 978 0 09 190884 3  SB426pp £7.99 Published by Elbury Press.   Edited by Michael WalshThis book follows the lives of the eight Beechey brothers, sons of a Lincolnshire vicar and his wife. The boys were part of a family of 14 children. The book is based around letters sent to their widowed mother by the boys, the letters having been preserved …

17 May 1917 : Gnr Dennis Albert Holgate


Son of Joseph Holgate (a limestone quarryman) from Yorkshire and Elizabeth. At the 1901 Census three-year-old Dennis was living with his parents in Draughton, North Yorkshire with his 9 month old brother Frederick and two boarders - both working in the quarry alongside Joseph. At the 1911 Census, now 13, Dennis was at school. As well as ten year…

ONLINE: Bullecourt, staff planning processes for the Australian operations in April and May 1917 by Dr Meleah Hampton


The presentation will be live and online.  Dr Meleah Hampton, the Australian military historian and researcher at the Australian War Memorial, will present a talk on how the two Australian battles that we call 1st and 2nd Bullecourt were planned and executed. Based on her analysis of Australian corps and divisional archives, Meleah will look…