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The Defence Force 1921

Many men who had served in the forces during the Great War decided to re-enlist for a short period of service in the Defence Force, which was established in April 1921. Background The Defence Force…


How to research a “mention in despatches”

What was a “mention”? The “mention in despatches” is the most junior form of recognition that was announced in the London Gazette. The Commanders-in-Chief of each theatre of war infrequently submitted a despatch to the…


Review of “Time to remember”

Time to remember: the journal of Lance Sergeant William Webb, October 1914-January 1916, 2nd Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment Seventh Division 1914-1918 by Gerald W. Buxton published by Helion & Company, 2016 ISBN 978 1 910777…


Review of “Last stand at Zandvoorde 1914”

Last stand at Zandvoorde 1914: Lord Hugh Grosvenor’s noble sacrifice by Mike McBride published by Pen & Sword Military 2016 ISBN 978 1 47389 157 9 Hardback 226 pages plus bibliography, index. Illustrated. Cover price…


Review of contrasting books on Warwick in the Great War

Coventry and Warwickshire 1914-1919: local aspects of the Great War, volumes 1 and 2 edited by Chris Holland with essays from Janet Leith, Janet Courtney, Susan Tall, James Sambrook, Gillian Ashley-Smith, Jeromy Hassell, Philip Spinks,…



Review of “The Flag”

The flag: the story of Revd David Railton MC and the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior by Andrew Richards published by Casemate, 2017 ISBN 978 1 6100 447 1 Content: 250 pages plus appendix, end…



Review of “A sturdy race of men”

A sturdy race of men: 149 Brigade – a history of the Northumberland Fusiliers Territorial Battalions in the Great War by Alan Isaac Grint published by Pen & Sword Military in 2018 Hardback ISBN 978…