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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…


Review of “On the dangerous edge”

On the dangerous edge: British and Canadian trench raiding on the Western Front 1914-1918 by Kenneth Radley published by Helion & Company, 2018 paperback ISBN 978 1 912390 75 5 489 pages plus bibliography and…


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Frank Hubert Wilson

This whole site is dedicated to the memory of Frank Hubert Wilson. Frank was born in Birmingham in September 1879. At the time of the Great War, he was married and living at 1 Back of…


Review of “The invisible cross”

Review of “The invisible cross” by Andrew Davidson published by Quercus Editions in 2016 my paper back copy published in 2017 ISBN 978 0 85705 427 2 369 pages plus foreword, afterword, end notes. A…



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Aircraft Repair Depots

Southern Aircraft Repair Depot Jersey Brow, South Farnborough Renamed as 1 (Southern) Aircraft Repair Depot in October 1917 Often appears in men’s service records as SARD or 1(S)ARD Northern Aircraft Repair Depot Formed December 1916…



Review of “With valour and distinction”

With valour and distinction: the actions of the 2nd Battalion Leicestershire Regiment 1914-1918 by Nigel Atter published by Helion & Company in 2019 paperback ISBN 978 1 912866 24 3 total pages 254: main body…


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CXVIII (Howitzer) Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery

This unit was formed at Woolwich on 16 February 1915. It is also sometimes shown as 118 Brigade RFA. History This brigade was originally comprised of numbers 458 and 459 (Howitzer) Batteries RFA and the…