The 2nd Northants at Neuve Chapelle

The 2nd Northants at Neuve Chapelle

The initial impetus behind this article was research on Lieutenant George Duff Gordon, who hailed fr…

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The Kinmel Park Riot of Canadian Servicemen March 1919

The Kinmel Park Riot of Canadian Servicemen March 1919

The events at Kinmel Park in North Wales in March 1919 were the most serious instance of a number of…

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'Grandad’s War' by Prof. John Bourne

'Grandad’s War' by Prof. John Bourne

Both my grandfathers were born in 1880, both were coal miners and both had large families. My patern…

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HM Submarine H5: The Submarine Cover-Up in Caernarfon Bay 2 March 1918.

HM Submarine H5: The Submarine Cover-Up in Caernarfon Bay 2 March 1918.

HMS H5 was a Royal Navy H-class submarine built by Canadian Vickers, Montreal and launched in June 1…

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‘A Worthless Scamp’: The Great War of Vincent Riley by John Bourne

‘A Worthless Scamp’: The Great War of Vincent Riley by John Bourne

During the Great War Centenaries, Stoke-on-Trent’s local newspaper, the Sentinel, published many goo…

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Cases of 'insanity' revealed in the Pension Records

Cases of 'insanity' revealed in the Pension Records

The Pension Records which have been saved by The Western Front Association reveal an incredible arra…

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Looking back on Stand To! Book Reviews

Looking back on Stand To! Book Reviews

David J. Filsell looks back on book reviews in Stand To! The Journal of The Western Front Associatio…

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Gott Strafe England

Gott Strafe England

The 'withdrawal to the Hindenburg Line' of February 1917 enabled allied troops to occupy previously …

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How to research Australian and New Zealand Soldiers from the First World War

How to research Australian and New Zealand Soldiers from the First World Wa…

An earlier article has covered the potential sources available to those who are researching Canadian…

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‘And Bert’s gone syphilitic’ – The Real Tragedies Behind the Cane Hill Hospital Memorial at Croydon.

‘And Bert’s gone syphilitic’ – The Real Tragedies Behind the Cane Hill Hosp…

‘And Bert’s gone syphilitic’ – The Real Tragedies Behind the Cane Hill Hospital Memorial at Croydon.…

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Project Alias - the results and a searchable database

Project Alias - the results and a searchable database

During the First World War, for a variety of reasons, many soldiers enlisted and served under an ‘al…

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The tale of four lads from Buckie, Banffshire

The tale of four lads from Buckie, Banffshire

The fishing community of Buckie responded enthusiastically to the call for recruits on the outbreak …

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