Take a moment to watch this beautiful animation by Aardman to commemorate the First World War and the opening of the Imperial War Museum’s new First World War Galleries in London on July 19, 2014. Wonderful!
This is the second in a series of articles highlighting the experiences of Private John Denholm of the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) during the First World War. Articles will be published on the 100th anniversary of […]
Lives of the First World War, the Imperial War Museum’s permanent digital memorial to 8 million individuals, provides everyone with the opportunity to remember those who served. I had an opportunity […]
UPDATE: The Canadian Attestation papers were added to Lives of the First World War on May 23rd! I’ve updated my Soldiers I’m Related to page with links to those who […]
The Player’s Navy Cut cigarettes carefully sewn by Frieda Hasenfratz into her letter to Frank Dunn never reached the young Second Lieutenant of the Durham Light Infantry. Exactly one month after […]
A more thorough search of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website led to the discovery of two additional soldiers whose parents resided in the area outlined in my previous article, Fairfield […]
Being contacted by the relative of a soldier I’ve written about is one of the most gratifying aspects of maintaining my blog. This is exactly what happened as a result of […]