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083: August/September 2008

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The Armistice at Home and Abroad

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The Armistice at Home and Abroad Armistice Day’s rejoicing spread throughout Britain at remarkable speed as the simple messages on the reverse of this postcard underline: What do you think of this - do you know all of them. Bert calls them Chiltern Terrace Washer Women. The date is on when they were taken. Some excitement. The date is almost c…


12 April 1918 124388 Pte John Thomas Dean, 61st Coy Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

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Born in Padiham, Lancashire John was conscripted into the army in Burnley in 1916. Initially serving as 36184 in the East Surrey Regiment, he was transferred to the Machine Gun Corps prior to embarkation on active service. He was killed on 12th April 1918 and reported as missing in action. Having no known grave, John is commemorated on the Ploeg…