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16 March 1915 : 2nd Lieut. Frederick Charles Andrews

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His parents were Charles Andrews and Frances (née Matthews).  Frederick was educated at St. Andrew’s College, Toronto and Toronto University (B.A. and D.Sc).  Before the war he worked at the Dome Gold Mine, Porcupine, Ontario.  On enlistment November 1914 he was gazetted to the 3rd Bn (Reserve Bn) att. 2nd Bn Prince of Wales, Leinster Reg …


War Underground by Alexander Barrie

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Available in various hardback editions (first edition 1962), paperback 2004.  War Underground by Alexander Barrie is a clear, character-led factual narrative that tells the story of the tunnellers from inception to demob. It is also the story of how a larger than life engineering contractor John Norton Griffith persuaded Kitchener that clay-kickin…


7 January 1917 : A/Sgt William Hoggard

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His parents were William (a farm labourer) and Susannah (née Newlove) land they lived at 172 Ryecroft Street, Crowthorn, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire.  William was the last of the Hoggard children. His older siblings were Henry, Jane and Fanny. Their mother died in 1892 when William was only three years old. The family lived at 172, Rycroft Str…


Way of Revelation (1921) by Wilfred Ewart

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Wilfred Herbert as portrayed in Graham Stephen's 'The Life and Last Words of Wilfred Ewart' (1924) At the time of his death, the 30 year old Wilfred Ewart was a successful journalist and author who had given five years of his life to the Great War. Composed in notepads and published as reports under various names during the war his fictionalised…