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Welcome to the new Long, Long Trail!

Welcome all to this new version of the Long, Long Trail. It is the product of several months of work, bringing the site up to date in terms of technology and especially to improve how the…


Chris Baker’s December talks 2015 and 2016

For some ten years now I have given the December talk to the Heart of England Branch of the Western Front Association in Warwick. Meetings start at 7.45pm, all are welcome. Here are the details…





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Chris Baker features in Bellewaarde documentary

The author of the Long, Long Trail, Chris Baker, features in this short documentary film about the First Battle of Bellewaarde. (Chris is about 2:30 in from the start). The film was made by Martin…


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Casualty lists from The Genealogist

Many readers of this website will be familiar with the service providers Ancestry and Findmypast, both of which carry extensive collections of records that are of great value to anyone researching British soldiers of the…