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Donation of the Month: Rifleman Edmund Kaye

Back in October last year we were contacted by Mr. Bernard Kaye who requested information on how to donate documents and photographs relating to his grandfather, Rifleman Edmund Kaye (from Radcliffe) who was killed in action during World War One. 485 more words

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A brave lad who was glad to lay down his life

Earley said goodbye to one of its brave young recruits:

In Memoriam

We record with great regret the death of Private William David Stevens, son of Mr and Mrs Frank Stevens well known to all of us. 209 more words

Life On The Home Front

Sleeping Embers of an Ordinary Mind

Anne Charnock must have been SO ANNOYED when Ali Smith’s prize-winning, multiply lauded novel How to be both hit the bookshelves in 2014. This is because her own novel, … 823 more words


The stories behind the statues at St Patrick's cemetery

If you’ve ever travelled east of Stratford on the London Underground’s Central Line, you’ve probably seen the vast graveyard of St Patrick as the train clatters between Leyton and Leytonstone.  1,765 more words


Vandals deface London war graves

War graves in a London cemetery have been defaced by vandals using spray paint.

The graves – of Australian soldiers who died during the First World War – are in Harefield churchyard in the Hillingdon area. 195 more words


Photography - Leading Lines

In response to Cee’s Compose yourself Challenge – Leading Lines

Straight forward (or across) Leading Lines

Granada, Nicaragua

Granada, Nicaragua

NZ War Graves, Somme Valley France… 172 more words

Cee's Compose Yourself Challenge

Iraq 2013: Al 'Azir, Kut, Baghdad

Day 18 Al  ‘Azir, Kut, Baghdad

It was a long 500 mile journey back to Baghdad, handed over to a series of police escorts through flat, uninspiring landscape. 744 more words

Iraq 2013