Great article here from Diana Overbey on the construction of trenches!
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My maternal grandfather, Chandos Hoskyns was commissioned into The Rifle Brigade in 1914. During The Great War, he fought in Thessaloniki, Greece, and in the trenches of France from where he sent the following letter in which he tells his family about something surprising and unusual. 416 more words
On our recent visit to the battlefield sites of World War 1, we started our trip at Tyne Cot cemetery in Belgium which is one of four memorials to those men who were known to have died but were never found after the battles of the Ypres Salient. 304 more words