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Delville Wood and Square Hill

Recent enquiries concerning South Africa’s involvement at Delville Wood during the Battle for the Somme in July 1916 has brought to light that there is very little written about it. 1,046 more words

East Africa

Yarnbombing Heaven

It’s been a while since my last post I know, but I’ve got a note don’t worry.

I’ve been on my holibobs :-) 590 more words


Long Walk to mark Centenary


Omani student, Ammar Albadi walked 2,016 km around Ireland and finished his walk at 19:16 hrs last night, outside Dublin’s GPO to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising of 1916. 685 more words


Report: Sailing taster

West Sussex Scouts runs sailing taster mornings each year but they get booked up very quickly. Back in April we saw them advertised and managed to book 14 places. 232 more words


Artillery Support 30th July 1916

I found this photo on the IWM Site.  18 Pound Artillery had an effective range of three miles and a well trained crew could fire thirty rounds per minute.  170 more words

Manchester Regiment

Remembering 9348 CQMS Frederick William Jones Killed in Action 29/30th July 1916

Company Quartermaster Sergeant Jones enlisted in the 17th Battalion on 23rd February 1915. This was during the drive for further recruitment when the Pals Battalions were seeking a fifth E Company. 454 more words

Manchester Regiment

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.

It is a… 610 more words