July 3, 2016

Lieutenant THOMAS ORDE LAWDER WILKINSON, VC

Age:                                                       22 Regiment/Service:                          7th The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Memorial:                                           THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 11 A. Additional Information: Son of Charles Orde Wilkinson and Edith […]
July 3, 2016

Matthews Brothers

Two brothers buried side by side   Private ARTHUR FRANCIS MATTHEWS Service No:                         475 Age:                                       23 Regiment/Service:          6th Company, Australian Machine Gun Corps Cemetery:                          RATION FARM […]
July 3, 2016

Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart VC

Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (5 May 1880 – 5 June 1963)   He was a British […]
July 2, 2016

TEN REASONS WHY ONE SHOULDN’T BLAME ALL THE GREAT WAR DISASTERS ON THE GENERALS

When the Great War broke out in 1914, it took all of Western Europe by surprise. Even those nations who were preparing for war were surprised […]