Lanoe Hawker, VC: Pilot, Innovator and Inventor

Lanoe Hawker, VC: Pilot, Innovator and Inventor

Lanoe Hawker was born on 31 December 1890 in Longparish, Hampshire, and soon showed himself to be an…

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Away from the Front Line – Poperinge, La Poupée and Talbot House

Away from the Front Line – Poperinge, La Poupée and Talbot House

The 50th anniversary of the death of Tubby Clayton In his memoir, ‘Tales of Talbot House’ (see refe…

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First World War Materials for University Students

First World War Materials for University Students

Autumn brings the start of the academic term. Undergraduate and postgraduate degrees will be startin…

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The British Monarchy and the First World War by Professor Heather Jones

The British Monarchy and the First World War by Professor Heather Jones

[This article first appeared in the July 2022 edition of Bulletin. No.122. Members receive seven mag…

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Brothers killed in action together

Brothers killed in action together

There are numerous examples of families where three brothers may have been killed in the war – but t…

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The Envelope in the Attic : Items pertaining to Private Arthur W. Holtby of the Canadian Expeditionary Force

The Envelope in the Attic : Items pertaining to Private Arthur W. Holtby of…

[This article first appeared in the June/July 2007 Edition of Bulletin No.78] Whilst looking for ge…

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Boy Soldiers of the Great War Revisited by Richard van Emden

Boy Soldiers of the Great War Revisited by Richard van Emden

[This wonderful article first appeared in the April 2022 edition of Stand To! It is shared here by w…

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Hang on a Minute! Near escapes by RFC/RAF Pilots during the First World War

Hang on a Minute! Near escapes by RFC/RAF Pilots during the First World War…

During the Great War pilots and observers of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC), Royal Naval Air Service (…

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The 'Dead Enigma': Hedd Wyn and Francis Ledwidge and the Welsh National Eisteddfod

The 'Dead Enigma': Hedd Wyn and Francis Ledwidge and the Welsh National Eis…

In September 1917, the Welsh National Eisteddfod was held at Birkenhead Park, on the Wirral, only th…

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Blessed be St Enodoc : The Great War Story of a Cornish Church and those buried there.

Blessed be St Enodoc : The Great War Story of a Cornish Church and those bu…

There can be few churches that sit in so picturesque a setting as that which frames St Enodoc on the…

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The Loss of HMS Pathfinder

The Loss of HMS Pathfinder

Within 24 hours of the declaration of war, on the 5th August HMS Lance, a Royal Navy destroyer, fire…

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The Unknowns Continue to Appear – the Work of the War Graves Adjudication Unit by Emma Worrall

The Unknowns Continue to Appear – the Work of the War Graves Adjudication U…

[This article first appeared in the November 2020 Special Edition of Stand To! The Unknown Warrior: …

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