September 19, 2016

Air Crew shot down and KIA 17 September 1916

Captain TOM REES Trade:                                                   Observer Age                                                        21 Regiment/Service:                          11th Sqdn Royal Flying Corps and 14th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers Cemetery:                                          VILLERS-PLOUICH COMMUNAL CEMETERY C. 2. Additional […]
September 16, 2016

Brothers kia today

Private ARTHUR JAMES KEMP, MM Service No:                                         17846 Age:                                                       27 Regiment/Service:                          9th Suffolk Regiment Memorial:                                           THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Kemp, […]
September 15, 2016

Captain THOMAS SOWERBY ROWLANDSON, MC, MiD

Age:                                                       36 Regiment/Service:                          4th Yorkshire Regiment Cemetery:                                          BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, I. G. 7.     Thomas Sowerby “Tom” Rowlandson, MC (1880–15 September 1916) was an English […]
September 15, 2016

Battle of Flers-Courcelette – 100 years of tanks

Today is the 100th anniversary of the first use of tanks. While not successful at first, the fear generated by these lumbering beasts was as important […]