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1 May 1918 : Major Ernest Arthur St George Bedbrook


Ernest was the son of Rear Admiral James Albert Bedbrook R.N. and Matilda. He was one of ten children comprising seven girls and three boys. He was educated at St.George’s College, Wimbledon.   Age 11 Ernest was living with his large family at Haresfields, 64 Blarne Kern Road, Battersea. Having received private tuition in engineering subject…

Directing the Tunnellers’ War: The Tunnelling Memoirs of Captain H R Dixon MC RE by Phillip Robinson and Nigel Cave (Eds)


Pen & Sword, £19.99 HB, 207pp, Ills, maps & diagrams throughout, references and further reading, appendices and glossary. ISBN 9781526714411 [This review first appears in the April 2021 edition of Stand To!. No.122]  Herbert Dixon, a civil engineer, joined the Middlesex Regiment in 1914 as a private. His abilities were soon recognised…