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Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, England: A Slice in Time

Laid to the side of an English churchyard, a slice of social history erodes to the dust that it once was. A family memorial to a son who once was. 264 more words

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Library books

If you are one of the loyal crew who sit through my painful Instagram stories, then you’ll know that I’m a keen reader and fan of the South West library service. 570 more words


Rangeworthy, South Gloucestershire, England: Windows to the souls

At twenty years of age, he was the youngest son of Joseph and Lucy Hull. Educated privately, he had studied at Birmingham Technical College. He was an art student at the Birmingham School of Art before he became a Second Lieutenant in the Worcestershire Regiment after gaining a commission from enlisting in the Birmingham City Battalions where he had spent a year in the ranks. 449 more words

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Alveston, South Gloucestershire, England: Brothers Loss and Brothers Lost

The First European War, the Great War, the First World War – which ever term you use to describe the war which took place between 1914 and 1918, most will associate war with loss. 951 more words

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Tortworth, South Gloucestershire, England: An estate church - classy?

Question: Was it better to be an officer or a squaddie in World War One? Were your chances of survival better? Or was it simply that life was better to be an officer in wartime; an orderly on tap? 1,286 more words

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