The Non-Combatant Corps

The introduction of compulsory military service in 1916 brought with it a need to consider the rights of men who had genuine objection to such service on moral, religious or political grounds. Certain parts of…

New book on the April 1918 Battle of the Lys

I am very pleased to report today that I have received the first printed copies of my new book. Produced by Pen & Sword for the “Battleground” series, it covers the southern half of the…

The front line village of Fauquissart

Details of Fauquissart and its place in the history of the Great War has now been added to the Long, Long Trail’s gazetteer of the Western Front: Fauquissart