A Farewell to the Army Service Corps: The story of  'another' Ernest on the Piave

A Farewell to the Army Service Corps: The story of 'another' Ernest on the Piave

Many of those with a passing interest in the First World War may be familiar with the semi-autobiographical account 'A F…

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‘The Women of Westfield - picking up the pieces after the First World War’

‘The Women of Westfield - picking up the pieces after the First World War’

Dr Martin Purdy (Lancs and Cheshire WFA branch) recently managed a Heritage Lottery funded project at the Westfield War …

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Official correspondence following a death in the Great War – Private Cornelius Hayes, Cheshire Regiment

Official correspondence following a death in the Great War – Private Cornelius Hayes,…

The improved availability of online records has made tracing of the life and service of a Great War soldier relatively e…

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The Enemy Above: British Reactions to German Zeppelin Raids in the Great War by Frank A Blazich Jr.

The Enemy Above: British Reactions to German Zeppelin Raids in the Great War by Frank…

The Enemy Above: British Reactions to German Zeppelin Raids in the Great War by Frank A Blazich Jr. In Stand To! No. 86 …

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The Bombing of London

The Bombing of London

The Bombing of London  By Ian Castle   (Reproduced here under Creative Commons license from the 1914-18 Encyclopedia …

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The First Air Raid: Great Yarmouth by Bob Wyatt

The First Air Raid: Great Yarmouth by Bob Wyatt

This item by Bob Wyatt, the Book Review Editor for Stand To! from 1987 to 2017, appeared in Stand To! No. 27 1989. On t…

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The End of The Zeppelins

The End of The Zeppelins

This item first appeared in Stand To! No. 31 (Spring 1991). It was the 22nd piece in a series titled 'The Home Front'. …

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Revist 'The Camera Returns' (47) Beaucourt-en-Santerre with Google Street View

Revist 'The Camera Returns' (47) Beaucourt-en-Santerre with Google Street View

The Camera Returns (47) Beaucourt-en-Santerre. Original research by Steve Wall and Bob Grundy. Travel the roads of the …

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The Advance Beyond Kilimanjaro German East Africa (now Tanzania), March 1916

The Advance Beyond Kilimanjaro German East Africa (now Tanzania), March 1916

Whilst the 2nd East African Division under Major General M J Tighe prepared to fight the battle of Latema-Reata Nek, Gen…

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The Battle of the Bees

The Battle of the Bees

The First World War was a truly global conflict. Although the vast majority of the fighting took place in France and Bel…

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The Final Whistle: Rosslyn Park - a Rugby Club at War

The Final Whistle: Rosslyn Park - a Rugby Club at War

This is the story of fifteen men and more from one London rugby club who answered the call to arms in the Great War; the…

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The golden locket, the hidden grave and the forgotten soldier

The golden locket, the hidden grave and the forgotten soldier

On Easter Monday, 24 April 1916, as the independent Irish Republic was being declared from the steps of the General Post…

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