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"The Chaplain is a good sort and not a funk"

A Stratfield Mortimer man reports on the experience of attending a religious service under fire:

Extracts from a letter from one of Mortimer’s C.E.M.S. members from “somewhere in France” … 166 more words

News From The Front: The Grim Reality Of War

This is what I mean.

Yesterday I posted up on the north side of the Snake River Canyon, about a mile north of the house where I grew up. That mound on the far side is what remains of… 222 more words

3 April 1916

Extract from the diary of Harrison Johnston, the 15th (Service) Battalion, Cheshire Regiment, 105th Infantry Brigade, 35th Division

1-20 p.m.

Lunch is not ready, as the servants are at the baths, so I can get a few minutes to write. 207 more words

Artist of the moment..........Photographer François Robert

François Robert is a photographer renown for his imagery using human bones. François Robert was born in La-Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

Robert acquired his first skeleton when he went to an auction to buy a locker for his studio. 165 more words

GWL 12th February 1916

I have been riding all over the country for the last four or five days and have not been able to write.  I got a wire at 4 in the morning and then the fun began.   103 more words

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