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24 September 1917 : Petty Officer (Acting) Tommy Egdell, DCM

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One of ten children, of Robert (a labourer) and Thomasina (née Blyth) five boys and five girls born between 1875 and 1901 of New Row, Alnwick, Northumberland. Tommy married Alice Allan (July 1900). At the 1901 Census he was an engine driver in a stone quarry.    Before the war they lived in at 277, Maypole Street, Ashington where Tommy was a m…


14 February 1916 : Lieut. Richard Gavin Brown

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The eldest of three children by Richard Brown MG Deputy Inspector-General RN (Ret) and Jessie (née McPherson).  Educated Aberdeen University where he graduated MB in 1903 and was subsequently in practice at Portsmouth.  Married at St Philips, Buckingham Palace Road, London 23 November 1910 to Ruth (née Noble born 1887, Hayton, Cumberland), third …


ONLINE 'Baptism of Fire! The New Zealanders at Gallipoli' by Chris Pugsley

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About this talk: In 1914 the New Zealand Government placed its New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) under the British Army Act without really thinking through the consequences of what that actually meant in terms of its relationship to the NZEF that it was required to train and reinforce and to its public represented the hopes and dreams of its p…