November 20, 2017

Battle of Cambrai, 1917

Today marks the start of the Battle of Cambrai, 1917. The first use of over 400 tanks, combined with infantry which lead to a salient into […]
November 20, 2017

VC’s awarded for actions on 20 November 1917

VC’s awarded for actions on 20 November 1917   ROBERT GORDON MCBEATH, VC (22 December 1898 – 9 October 1922) was a Scottish recipient of the […]
November 16, 2017

SS Aparima – lost 18/19 November 1917

SS Aparima lost 18/19 November 1917 The Union Steamship Company of New Zealand’s ship Aparima left London for Barry in South Wales to take on a […]
November 16, 2017

Lieutenant General Sir FREDERICK STANLEY MAUDE – died 18 November 1917

Lieutenant General Sir FREDERICK STANLEY MAUDE Aged                     53 Unit                       Commander-in-Chief, Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force, 1916. General Staff. Late Coldstream Guards Awards                 KCB, CMG, DSO, 5 times […]