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British Base Depots in France, 1914-1918

Base Depots were established at the Channel Ports in France and at other places on the lines of communication. They had a variety of purposes. As a transport hub: Goods arrived in bulk by ship…



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Army Veterinary Corps in the First World War

This Corps was responsible for the medical care of animals used by the army; predominantly horses, mules and pigeons. Before the war In August 1914 the Corps was comprised of the following: AVC Depot (Woolwich)…



The 1940 fire at Arnside Street

It is widely known that the majority of British WW1 soldier’s army service records went up in smoke when the War Office warehouse (the Army Records Centre) where they were stored was hit by a…


Gazetteer of the Western Front: Le Touquet

This page is about the hamlet of Le Touquet, which is in Belgium – if only just, for it is very close to the border with France. It is not the same as the much…