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    GREAT WAR HUTS PROJECTGreat war huts is a fantastic project taking place at Brook farm camp run by a group of people who have a passion for the history of the first world war that is inspiring to see, the group have some fantastic plans for the future development of the site which will keep the memory and all who served in the first world war very much alive. Here is a link for their website where far more details of what is planned for the future and how things are going at Brook farm camp. When events are taking place refreshments a - More Info

    Newington remembers is a detailed account of the men who served in the Great war 1914-1918 who lived in the village of Newington nr Sittingbourne Kent. The book has been put together by the Newington history group and gives a very good and in-depth account of the men who served for King and country through the First World War. Well done to the Newington history group,Thelma Dudley, Debbie Haigh and Dean Coles you have published a book that will be cherished by many family's from the village of Newington for many years to come. The front cover - More Info


    THE FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS OF LINCOLNSHIRE by Michael CredlandWar memorials gave families and friends a local focus for the mourning and remembrance,and the scale of loss in the 1914-1918 conflict was such that almost every town and village in the land has some form of memorial.The first world war memorials of Lincolnshire provides a comprehensive gazetteer of the 295 external ww1 memorials in the historic county.Here is the story of each war memorial,each is illustrated,many with historic photographs of the dedication and unveiling. Included is a register of all the names from ww1 and later conflicts that app - More Info


    FIRST WORLD WAR 100 YEARS ANNIVERSARYToday is the 100 years anniversary of the start of the first world war on the 4th August 1914 the British empire declared war on Germany and her allies. Over the next four years there will be many different anniversaries from the battlefields of Belgium and France and many other areas of conflict throughout the world that took place between 1914 and 1918 making this the first world wide war. The battle of Mons in August 1914 was the first battle of the war and many thought the conflict would be over by Christmas 1914,little did they realise the f - More Info


    OFFICERS PRIVATE PURCHASE EQUIPMENTI have been collecting officers private purchase equipment for many years and through that time i have seen very many different styles of holsters and Sam Browne belts with other equipment associated to officers private purchase items. In 1916 when conscription came into force some officers had their equipment issued and this can be easily seen with the W/D or crows foot stamp put into the items issued. Officers equipment has not really changed much from the Boer war period right through to the present day so dating a item without makers detai - More Info