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Air Raid: The Tragedy of Upper North Street School

On this day one hundred years ago – 13 June 1917 – Upper North Street School, Poplar in London’s East End was bombed by one of Germany’s new long-distance Gotha aeroplanes. 733 more words

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2017 Week 24: Singapore War Memorial Park, Random Reflections Of The Occupation

Singapore 2017: The War Memorial, A Flower For The Lost
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Singapore went through a Japanese occupation during the world war 2. 439 more words


Stinchcombe: One of the most honourable men

Stinchcombe might be known as the place where Evelyn Waugh wrote Brideshead Revisited. It might be known for Stinchcombe Hill which lies above it, a difficult proposition for those Cotswold Way walkers who set their sights on it. 401 more words


San Cassiano War Memorial

The War Memorial in San Cassiano has been lovingly restored. Too many lives were lost from the area. It is heart breaking to see the list of the names of those who died fighting. 73 more words

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A Happy Anniversary to Wroughton History Group!

It’s been 40 years since the group was established and over the years they have been involved in many different activities, from helping on archaeological digs and surveying lost village sites as well as publishing ten books to date. 193 more words


Memorial Day 2017

Sleep, my sons, your duty done…for Freedom’s light has come;
Sleep in the silent depths of the sea, or in your bed of hallowed sod, 17 more words


May 28th 1917

Lieut. Hugh Sidgwick (RGA) has replied to Fluff Taylor’s proposal that the School should have a War Memorial for Old Dragons who lay down their lives in this war. 439 more words