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1939 and all that

Findmypast exhorts me to find out about my family on the eve of war. This is mainly not mysterious as I did a junior school project in the late 1960s. 1,446 more words

Family History

Privates Enock and Harry Birch

Another exploration of names on the cenotaph at St James, Ogley Hay.

Lichfield Mercury 10 Dec 1915

Local Casualties: — News has been received by Mr and Mrs H Birch, of High Street, Brownhills, that their son, Private H Birch (25), 5th South Staffords, has been rather severely wounded in the head, shoulders, hands and left leg, and is now in a hospital in France. 668 more words

Family History

Avengers fic rec: Hold me until we crumble by queenklu

Title: Hold me until we crumble

Author: queenklu

URL: http://archiveofourown.org/works/3520175

Ship: Steve Rogers/Bucky Barnes

Wordcount: 22532

Summary: “Sam told me you were watching Antiques Roadshow,” Natasha says, shaking out her hair. 118 more words

Fandom: Avengers

Private James Onion - Remembrance

ONION, Pte. J., 18020. 7th Bn. S. Staffordshire Regt., attd. 33rd Bn. Machine Gun Corps. 14th Oct., 1916. Age 26. Son of James and Annie Onion, of Bishop’s Wood, Brewood, Stafford. 684 more words

Family History

maple leaf garrison

Show of Force: Upwards of 150,000 Torontonians flooded their city’s streets in June of 1941 to support the launch of the national Victory Loan campaign to raise money for the war effort. 114 more words

Wars And Hockey

Download He Who Would Valiant Be: The by Terry Lewin

Download He Who Would Valiant Be: The Wartime Diary of Midshipman T. T. Lewin, HMS Valiant 1940 by Terry Lewin in PDF,azw3,rtf,epub,lit,lrf,mobi,fb2,pdb,txt and htmlz 61 more words


Wartime Destruction - Villers Bretonneus

This week, in recognition of Remembrance Day, instead of focussing on an Australian location, The Past Present is sharing the shocking image above of a place which has played a significant role in Australian history – The Somme. 184 more words

New South Wales