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In All Theatres Of Conflict

“In memory of the men and women from the Orangefield area, who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the defence of our freedom in all theatres of conflict, both foreign and at home.” Memorial boards to the members of the 8th battalion 36th (Ulster) Division, formed from men from Avoniel and Strandtown. 27 more words


Richmond WW1 Diary 27 March 1917

British defeat at Gaza

The First Battle of Gaza was the first attempt by the Allies to advance south into Ottoman territory.

Fighting took place around the town of Gaza on the Mediterranean coast. 119 more words


Book Review: If You Go Away by Adele Parks

I’m afraid this book has gone on to my small life is too short pile of unfinished books.  The book was highly recommended to me by a friend so clearly not everyone feels this way! 580 more words


My Grandfather's Words: Tuesday July 16, 1918

Weather is hot, but cooled as the evening drew near.

Breakfast: liver and onions, fried spuds, plums, and coffee.

Dinner: Fresh roast beef, mashed spuds with gravy, cabbage, bread and pudding… 273 more words

My Grandfather's Diary

Group Demands Apple Pay Ransom for iCloud Credentials

Apple has received a ransom threat from a hacking group claiming to have access to data for up to 800 million iCloud accounts. The hackers, said to be a group called the “Turkish Crime Family,” have threatened to reset passwords and remotely wipe the iPhones of millions of iCloud users if Apple fails to hand over a total of $700,000. 289 more words