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29 October 1914 : Pte John Bradley


Living at 113 Sandygate, Burnley at the time of his re-enlistment in August 1914, John had originally seen boy service with the Manchesters since late September 1901. A recalled reservist, he landed in France on 8 October 1914 seeing service in the area of Richebourg. Whilst holding the line in the vicinity of Festubert on 29 October 1914, John's …

24 December 1914: 2nd Lieut Herbert Ronald Farrar


The son of the Rev. Herbert William Farrar, clergyman and Florence M Farrar Herbert was baptised 14 August 1887, St.Hilda’s South Shields. He spent his early years living with his grandparents in Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne while his father served in Carlisle. By 1910 the family, parents, four children and two domestic servants were living toge…

The Camera Returns No.56 by Steve Wall and Bob Grundy


This item first appeared in Stand To! No. 74 September 2005 p.54. All these articles can be enjoyed by WFA Members using their Member Login and then browsing the entire Stand To! Archive of 116 publication.   Taken on a clear October morning in 1918, this fairly well-known photograph, IWM Q7111, [Top Image of Two] shows men of the 20th Bn, M…