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A Village Goes to War. A History of the Men of Ravensthorpe who Fell in the Great War

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Western Front Association Development Trustee and Vice-Chairman David Tattersfield has researched the names on the memorial in his local church in Ravensthorpe, West Yorkshire. Fortunately, three large frames of photographs had also been preserved - a most unusual occurrence - covering 81 of the 114 names on the memorial. At the time of the Great W…


First World War Memorial to the Portuguese

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These Memorial Windows were designed and created by Caroline Benyon, Fellow of the Master Glass Painters.    They are a First World War Memorial to the Portuguese, and they are to be found in the Roman Catholic Church of St James, 61 Pope's Grove, Twickenham.    The window to the right commemorates the humanitarian work of Dom Manuel II, the la…


Great War Barcombe News from a Sussex Village 1914 -1919

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Great War Barcombe News from a Sussex Village 1914 - 1919 Edited by Ian Hilder Five years in post as the Digital Editor for The Western Front Association (since May 2015) and one of the regular and most enjoyable and indulgent tasks is to research and refresh our daily commemoration of the men or women who served during the First World War for …


The Sculpture of Charles Sergeant Jagger by Ann Compton

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Henry Moore Foundation, in association with Lund Humphries, 2004.  Hardback, 144pp., £60.  ISBN 0 85331 8646 In 1985, the Imperial War Museum held an exhibition entitled 'Charles Sergeant Jagger - War and Peace Sculpture, 1885- 1985'. There had been no major exhibition of Jagger's work since the memorial show organised in 1935, the year after hi…


Bushmills  Heroes 1914 -1918 by Robert Thompson

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204pp, ills. £10.00 (2005 pricing) (Copies available from the author) ISBN 0- 9537583-3-8 by Robert Thompson  [This review first appeared in Stand To!  No. 73 April 2005] Now in its second edition, Bushmills Heroes, offers valuable memorial essays to some 90 or so men from the area killed during the Great War. The diligence of its author, editor…


The Baralong Incident

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The Baralong was a 'three island' tramp steamer built in 1901 by Armstrong & Whitworth. She was requisitioned by the Navy in 1914 intended as a supply ship but in early 1915 was identified as a potential decoy ship. Modification works to equip her for this role, including the installation of three concealed twelve pounder guns, were carried out…