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007: Spring 1983

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019: Spring 1987

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A Sergeant Major’s War. From Hill 60 to the Somme

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Ernest Shephard. Edited by Bruce Rossor Published by The Crowood Press ISBN 1 85223 200 5 PB 157 pages £10 to £20 When Ernest Shephard was killed on 11th January 1917, at the “Chalk Pit” so ended this professional soldier’s life and diary. From the moment Ernest a loyal member of the Dorsetshire Regiment entered the war, he wrote his diary. He …


18 April 1915: Pte. Edward Dimmock

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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…