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22 July 1916 : Major-General Ingouville-Williams, 34th Division.

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Parents General Sir John William Collman Williams and mothers Georgina Isabella (née Ingouville) He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the East Kent Regiment from the militia in April 1881. He served in the Sudan Expedition (1884-5) and the Nile Expedition (1898-9) in Egypt and Khartoum and then served during the Second Boer War 1899 to 19…


The French on the Somme: From Serre to the River Somme – August 1914 – 30 June 1916

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Pen & Sword, £14.99, 234pp., softback, ills, maps, index, appendices, notes and refs, bibliog. ISBN: 978–152–672–240–9 This is the second of five books about the French Army on the Somme planned by David O’Mara. His first, covering the French action on the Somme in 1916, appeared in 2018 and provided an outstanding introduction to what is,…


9 July 1916 : 2/Lieut: Harold Masters Brown MC

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The third son (of four) of parents William, Head Master of Slinfold Church of England School, Essex and Kezia Harriet (née Evans, an assistant certified school teacher) and living at Park Street Cottages, Slinfold, near Horsham, Sussex.   At the time of the 1901 England Census, 12 year old Harold was at home with his parents and six siblings:…