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Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener 2: The Icon And His Critics.

The first problem which the Secret Elite and their agents faced in bringing Kitchener into the Cabinet in August 1914 was that he was a serving soldier, not a politician. 1,921 more words

Winston Churchill

"Your services are of such value to the State"

A request was made to transfer Ralph Glyn from Egypt to become aide-de-camp to the Commander of the 8th Corps in France.

Headquarters, VIII Corps… 97 more words

Behind The Lines

21 Apr 1916 I was inoculated Monday morning

No 58 Grenadier Co
L.R.B.

My Dear Mother & Father
Received your letter today, also Tit-bits & People. I was inoculated Monday morning and spent the following 36 hrs sinking between the blankets. 126 more words

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13 Mar 1916 ... this new Division of Services is one of the assault

No 58 Grenadier Co
LRB

My Dear Mother & Father
A few lines to let you know I’m still keeping A1. The weather here today is glorious just like midsummer as also was yesterday’s. 297 more words

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8 Mar 1916 By the way you sent “Womans Life” ...

No 58 Grenadier Co
LRB

My Dear Mother & Father
Just a few lines to let your know I’m still keeping A1. The weather here has been fine lately & today the sun is shining brightly & makes one feel happy to be alive. 130 more words

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26 Jan 1916 ... there is already plenty of mud & water about here

No 58 B Section
Grenadier Co
LRB

My Dear Mother & Father
Just a few lines to let you know I’m still well & in the trenches. 126 more words

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