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Wythnos 37/Week 37: 13-19 Ebrill/April 1915

Ceir adroddiadau’r wythnos hon am lythyr a dderbyniodd Mrs Knight oddi wrth gyfaill ei gŵr, Preifat F. Hughes, yn ei hysbysu bod ei gŵr, Preifat John Knight, wedi marw. 257 more words

World War One 1915

Willing workers from Warfield

One young woman from Warfield had volunteered as a nurse at the Front, while others were working at home.

Many of you will be interested to hear that Miss Kate Manning has now gone out as a Nurse with the Expeditionary Force; we must remember her also in our prayers. 140 more words

Life On The Home Front

29 Aug 1915 ... put an X through the line underneath the day ...

No return address

Dear Mother & Father
I arrived at Southampton about 1.30 pm Sunday. We are at the rest camp now & go out about Tuesday. 119 more words

"Send me an Austrian explosive bullet"

Colonel Stanley Leonard Barry (1873-1943), a career soldier and Boer War veteran, was ADC to the Commander in Chief of the British Expeditionary Force in France. 84 more words

News From The Front: The Grim Reality Of War

A Month of: This Day in History

On this day

19th June 1566 – Birth of James VI and I of the United Kingdom. He was James VI of Scotland and became James I King of England after the union of the Scottish and English crowns in 1603 upon his accession to the throne. 240 more words

British and French troops evacuated from Dunkirk, 4 June 1940

Evacuated from beaches: 622

Evacuated Dunkirk harbour: 25,553

Daily total: 26,175

Accumulated total: 338,226

Source: Thompson, Julian. Dunkirk: Retreat to Victory. New York: Arcade, 2011.

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