Background Some years ago, my family visited a car boot sale near Leominster in Herefordshire. The children went off to find dinosaurs and action figures and whatever else they were interested in at that time,…Read More
To all those visiting the Long, Long Trail I give you my warmest welcome and best wishes during these troubling times. For those who are in isolation and in need of things to do and…
Many British military records relating to soldiers and the army of 1914-1918 have been digitised in recent years. There is no doubt that it has made finding information very much easier and quicker than before….
Not British Army but I though these may be of interest to readers. The “now” photos are from a battlefield trip I made in 2012. The two villages are close to each other but were…
Readers may find this article on the primary British and Commonwealth base at Le Havre and Harfleur to be of interest.
Miners at war 1914-1919: South Wales miners in the Tunnelling Companies on the Western Front by Ritchie Wood published by Helion & Company, 2017 ISBN 978 1 911096 49 8 Hardback, 298 pages plus appendices,…
During 1917 the various Yeomanry units that were in training at home underwent a considerable reorganisation. See full details at Reorganisation of Yeomanry at home, 1917
Following the nationalist uprising and proclamation of an Irish Republic, April 1916 – see the official British despatches
This is just an area where I try things out. If you are looking for Chris Baker’s website “The Long, Long Trail” you will find it at http://www.1914-1918.net