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019: Spring 1987

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Finding Great Uncle George

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The following message from David Jenkins relates to the way the Pension Records can help find 'missing' relatives who were thought to have served in the First World War. As a First World War genealogist I must say a big thank you to you and your organisation for the work that you have put into getting the Pension Ledger records made available …


'The Lost Raiders Found': The Tyneside Scottish at Armentières

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During the Great War trench raids were perceived as an operational necessity in order to dominate No Man's Land, to take prisoners and to ensure British and empire troops retained an offensive spirit. These raids frequently came at a heavy cost in lives and,  if care was not taken, could result in identification being provided to the enemy  -  the …


ONLINE: 'Fighting Spirit - patrolling and raiding with the West Yorks' by Fraser Skirrow

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Captions - Above: painting from Foot Patrol (1916). Online talks: Powered by zoom and held usually on the last Thursday of the month, these talks start at 19:45 and end about 21:00. Participating is quick and easy. The only equipment you need is either a computer, or a tablet, or a smart phone. Simply email us - wfa.nwkent@gmail.com - and we'l…



German Trench Raiding with Dr. Michael LoCicero

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Michael makes a welcome return to our Branch and will be presenting 'German Trench Raiding'. This will compliment a recent talk that discussed British raids, their successes, failures and the information gathered and how this assisted in decision making.