Tag: Ypres

Remembrance – From Ypres to the Aisne

As November draws to a close, I realise just what an extraordinary month it has been. There have been so many acts of Remembrance and some of them have been truly thought provoking. I wanted to go to see the poppies at the Tower of London but failed dismally. I console myself with the thought …

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Exploring the Grenadiers’ Regimental Archives

The Short and Gallant Life of the British Officer in the First World War.

We are now in early February and I have no idea where the last few months have gone – and soon we begin lambing. The deadline for Billy’s biography is July – so I think I’d better get a move on! I did manage some research a few weeks ago and took a trip to …

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