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Sir John Edward Fowler – the Last Repatriation from The Western Front in 1915?


By April 1915 the exhumation of bodies from the Western Front and their repatriation was banned.   Historian Richard van Emden identifies the last ‘official’ case of repatriation of a fallen British soldier to be that of Lieutenant William Gladstone, the grandson of former Prime Minister William Gladstone. This took place in April 1915, nine da…

128: October 2022


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Just out! Stand To! No. 128


In his introduction, the editor Matthew Leonard introduces the many articles featured in this issue about conflict, the aftermath of war, loss, mental trauma, homosexuality and much more.  Members now receive a copy of Stand To! four times a year. Most are sent out in print form, while Digital Members elect to receive both Stand To! and Bulletin…