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The Battle of the Boar's Head


Lord Kitchener's famous call for volunteers 'Your Country Needs You' resulted in an overwhelming response with hundreds of thousands of men stepping forward. This has often been portrayed as a north of England phenomena. The roots of this misconception may be as a result of the attack made at Serre on 1 July 1916 by 'pals' battalions from Accringto…

22 October 1914 : Lt Henry Noel Atkinson DSO


Henry was the son of the Reverend Arthur Atkinson, Canon of Chester Cathedral, and Ursula Mary Atkinson (née Cotton-Jodrell) and the grandson of the former Bishop of Calcutta.  He was one of the first and one of the youngest men to be awarded the DSO. Henry was educated privately at Mr Leonard Dobie’s boarding prep: school Moorland House, H…

Arthur Leonard Wrenford


Lt-Col A L Wrenford, 4/East Lancashire Regt.Killed in action 21 March 1918. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Plot XXX Row F Grave 17.Memorial: A tall stone cross beside a footpath W of Villeret, S of Hargicourt, 13 km NNW of St Quentin. Location on Google Map Arthur Leonard Wrenford was born Kensington 25 April 1881. He was the…