It gives me enormous pleasure to bring to your attention a very special WW1 Centenary project that has just been officially launched: The Big Picture.
John Rimmer was born in Blackburn in 1895, and as a child attended both the Norfolk Street Day School and St Francis’ Church Sunday school. There is little detail available of his early life, but [...]
The English Football Association are in talks with FIFA to allow the England team to wear a Poppy on their shirts during the game on Saturday against Spain. Evidently FIFA’s regulations do [...]
Every November, we pay tribute to the millions who have fought and died for Britain over the last century. This ritual began after World War I, where hundreds of thousands of our ancestors were [...]
Major Henry Wyndham Francis Blackburne Farrer Military Cross and 2 Bars, RFA Record of Service: Born Salisbury 10/8/1894 Volunteered for service on 12/8/1914 and joined as a 2nd Lieutenant with [...]
Earlier this month (Remembrance Day to be exact) the Commonwealth War Graves Commission signed an agreement with the Flemish government which will mean closer working ties between the two parties [...]