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Cambligneul then and now

Cambligneul lies west of Souchez and the Vimy Ridge, near the village of Camblain-l’Abbé. The 2/3rd North Midland Field Ambulance’s war diary reports the visit of King George V. It had just been withdrawn into…

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Hénencourt then and now

This photograph of British troops passing through the Somme village of Hénencourt was taken by Second Leiutenant David McLellan on 26 March 1918, during the retreat in the face of the German offensive operation “Michael”….



“Family History Show Online” terrific success

For several years I have been pleased to be invited to talk and participate as a “military expert” at family history shows organised by the company S&N Genealogy and its associated services “Discover your Ancestors”…





The death of an officer’s servant

This article is based on a tragic incident mentioned by James Edmund Henderson Neville, then a junior officer of the 2nd Battalion of the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. He was aged 19 at the…