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Time on the Western Front

In relation to Greenwich Mean Time Unlike today, Great Britain , France and Belgium all operated at the same time during the Great War. (The latter two countries are of course now one hour ahead…





John Masefield’s Somme

John Masefield (1878-1967) was already a well known and prize winning poet by the time of the Great War. After being rejected for service as a commissioned officer on medical grounds in 1914, he served…


Then and now: the 8th Lincolns in Leighton Buzzard

Imperial War Museum photograph Q70596: Troops of the 8th (Service) Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment marching through Leighton Buzzard. Major John Storer, one of the battalion’s officers, can be seen in the middle, mounted. The same scene…