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The British gallantry and bravery awards of the Great War

Gallantry and bravery medals and other awards are comparative rarities and they are well documented. If the soldier you are researching won such an award, your chances of finding something about his service from the…


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Training to be a soldier

Pre-war training for the infantry Recruits of the regular army trained for three months at their regimental depots before being posted to whichever of that regiment’s battalions was on home service at the time. Regulars…


Early battles in Mesopotamia (Basra and Qurna, 1914)

  British forces involved in Mesopotamia in 1914 (Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force / Indian Expeditionary Force “D”) Indian Expeditionary Force “D” 16th Indian Infantry Brigade 2nd Bn, the Dorsetshire Regiment 20th DCO Infantry (Brownlow’s Punjabis) 104th…




Battlefield clearance and burial

This article was written by Peter Hodgkinson for the University of Birmingham’s Journal of First World War Studies and is reproduced here with his kind permission. It examines the process of the clearance and burial of…




Review of “Courage, Sacrifice and Betrayal”

Courage, Sacrifice and Betrayal: the story of the Victoria Rifles of Canada – 60th Battalion in the First World War by Richard R. Pyves published by Helion & Company in 2018 Hardback ISBN 978 1…


The British V Corps in France and Flanders

V Corps was formed in England on 8 January 1915 and the headquarters arrived at Le Havre in France two days later Headquarters locations 13 January 1915: Hazebrouck 4 February 1915: Poperinghe 26 April 1915:…