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Joining: Sussex100 - centenary camp

Our Sussex100 centenary camp starts on Friday 29 July at the South of England Showground, Ardingly and runs through to Monday 1 August.

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Trevor to Win, Fromelles 19.7.16 Cptn Trevor Francis MC 8/6/1890-14/3/17

On this day, July 19, 1916, 100 years ago at the Battles of Fromelles on the Western Front in Belgium, my Great Uncle Trevor (53rd battalion) won a Military Cross at the Battle of Fromelles “for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in action. 390 more words


Both Sides of the Wire

I expected there to be a lot more programmes on during the immediate Somme period but, unless I’ve just missed the majority of them, there haven’t been as many as I expected. 387 more words


Fundraising and the Theatre

During the First World War, women were able to contribute to the war effort in a variety of ways. In Richmond, there were many different examples of women ‘doing their bit’ – driving ambulances in France, or growing crops and vegetables at Kew Gardens. 245 more words


Brynteg Comprehensive School: First World War Memorial.

Individuals remembered on The ‘Great War’ Memorial at Brynteg Comprehensive School.

Jim Philips
David McLellan
Evan Rogers 68 more words

Bridgend War Dead

Review: Kitchener - hero and antihero by Brad Faught

The significance of this review today is that I started reading Kitchener: hero and antihero (2016) by Brad Faught on the 100th anniversary of the death of Lord Kitchener – 5 June 1916. 495 more words


Live On - Somme 100

On the 1st July 2016, Richmond Riverside was transported back to 1916 as part of a promenade dance theatre piece, delivered by the Richmond Arts Service, to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. 87 more words