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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…

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Was your soldier paid a bounty?

If you have been lucky enough to obtain a copy of a soldier’s service record it may include details of payment of a bounty. What was it all about? Army Order 86 of 1916, published…