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My First Battlefield Tour

By Riki Woffinden

We set off from sunny South Yorkshire in the middle of the night for our WW1 trip with Paul Reed as our Battlefield tour guide – whose knowledge by the way is simply unbeatable! 451 more words

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My dreams of a comfortable time in Cairo

May 21 1919
Suez

My dear old Elsie
My dreams of a comfortable time in Cairo with lunches at the Turf Club and dinner at Shepheards were quickly dashed to the ground for here we are at Suez the last place God ever made I should think! 321 more words

Territorial Army

Harold Auten VC

Harold Auten was born in 1891. He joined the P&O Line as an apprentice in 1908. He became a member of the Royal Naval Reserve two years later and was promoted to Sub Lieutenant just before the outbreak of the First World War. 1,512 more words

War History

Ad Play: Dynamix Flight Simulators

In the early 1990’s it seemed you couldn’t move for flight simulators, be they from the likes of established simulation experts, such as MicroProse, or from relative newcomers such as LucasArts, and Dynamix. 448 more words

Retrogaming

Record of Ringing in Remembrance of those who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 – 1918 - The Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

Here is a link to download a PDF of the Record of Ringing in Remembrance of those who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 – 1918 – The Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers… 28 more words

Campanology

Lady in the Bauble – Literally Stories Re-runs

Literally Stories select a piece from their enormous archive and show case it on their Sunday “Literally Reruns”.

I was surprised this afternoon to find the team had published my story today. 51 more words

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At the Menin Gate

Phil, Andy and Gary, who formed the Wreath-Laying Party, May 2019

As part of our 2019 Battlefield members of the group laid a wreath at the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres. 52 more words

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