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18 April 1915: Pte. Edward Dimmock


Parents Jonathan (a general labourer) and Sophie (née Mann)  In 1881, Edward, the youngest of 4 children, lived in Greenwich at 8 Wood Wharf, with his parents and parental grandmother.  In 1891, now age 14, Edward was working as a general labourer.  Educated in Greenwich. After school he became a stevedore, unloading and loading boats at the doc...

The British Way of War: Julian Corbett and the Battle for a National Strategy by Andrew Lambert


(Yale University Press 2021) £25.00, 533 pages, ISBN 978–0–300–25073–2 This is a weighty book in every sense. It is lengthy, not surprisingly, as it deals with a complex and important matter, but more significantly it deals with serious concepts which are all too rarely discussed. Andrew Lambert has, in many ways, been leading up to this volume...