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    How NOT to use blogs

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    This area is not for queries but for ongoing blogs. if you want to ask for help, please go to the appropriate sub-forum in the main part of the GWF. You have been asked to make your first post in a specified location. Once you have done that, your query can be raised in the various sections of the forum. If you previously posted a request for help or information in this area, it is likely to be deleted at some point in the next few weeks or months. So if you have a reply, please make a note o
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  1. USING BLOGS - README FIRST

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    This area is not for queries but for ongoing blogs. if you want to ask for help, please go to the appropriate sub-forum in the main part of the GWF.

    You have been asked to make your first post in a specified location. Once you have done that, your query can be raised in the various sections of the forum.

    If you previously posted a request for help or information in this area, it is likely to be deleted at some point in the next few weeks or months. So if you have a reply, please make a note of it, If not, can you re-post it in the appropriate part of the forum, which is likely to get you a quick response.

    Keith Roberts

    for the GWF team

  2. Paul Johnson's Blog

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    Thanks to Simon Cawthorne the final bits have been added to the WO364 Missort database and it has been sent to Chris Baker. Hopefully, if all goes well, you should be able to search through it in the very near future.

    The database contains details of the 156 Service Records that were recorded out of sequence in the WO364 files.

    I hope anyone who uses it finds it helpful.

    PJ

  3. Hello everyone, updating my blog for you all if your interested,

    I fell ill beginning of September and spent 4 hours an my A&E twice lol

    as long as i keep taking the tablets i am ok and dont get too breathless.

    Police have my lappy and computer cos the friend i took in has made threats to both herself and me as if it was her ex and they proved it wasnt him, he had an alibi! am now waiting for her to go court, 6 months on and she is still walking the streets!!!!!!!

    Seb has now gotten into so much trouble he is on a supervision order but at least the magistrate has orded him to get anger management so hopefully he will get calmer as the months pass,

    Bex is still not working and doesnt want too so have given her till the end of the month to sort it out or she has to go live elsewhere!

    good news is i have found a true friend across the road who looked after me and the kids while i was ill, if she hadn't i dont know where we would be now, she fed and watered us every day for 6 weeks! we pooled resourses and did the shopping together, i cooked if felt good but wasnt a problem if i didint.

    well thats it in a nut shell, feeling much better now just need my lappy back and i will be ok!

    Ok thats it for now,

    thanks for reading,

    love you all

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    Mandy

  4. 147 pte / 2nd lt Hubert Joseph Foley R. Warwicks and S. Staffs

    Born 30 October 1894 (Cradley Heath)

    01 census Corngreaves Road , Cradley Heath

    Joseph E. Foley 28 carter

    Laura Foley 29

    Hubert J. Foley 6

    Norman Foley 4 months

    Enlisted 21st September 1914 (Moseley) into 16th Warwicks (3rd Birmingham Pals)

    Address 114 Grainger's Lane , Cradley Heath

    Occupation- insurance clerk

    landed France 21/11/15

    during the attack on Falfemont Farm on the 3rd September 1916 he was wounded g.s. wound right arm

    went back to France 18/1/17

    posted to 15th Warwicks 5/2/17

    during the attack on Vimy Ridge 9th April 1917 he was wounded g.s. wound left thigh

    Appointed to temp. commision with the 3rd South Staffs (London Gazette 18th March 1918)

    wounded again ! with 4th S. Staffs 29th May 1918 (g.s. wound head!)

    placed on retired list on account of ill-health caused by wounds 25/2/19

    applied in 1955 for a pension because of his wounds. He states ' A bullet penetrated lobe of right ear and passed throught head leaving partial paralysis and limited movement of head'

    Hubert Joseph Foley died in the Stourbridge area in the Oct.Nov.Dec quarter 1969

  5. Command on the Western Front: A reminder for me to re-read the 27th - 29th Sept 1918 attack around St Quentin Canal. Consider Prior & Wilson's comments in view of Terraine's argument that Haig improved. Also in view of my own concensus that Rawlinson generally learnt from his mistakes.

  6. Desmond7's Blog

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    Chapter one ... had to have a go. If you want more .. I'll blog it. Don't ask me what happens .. don't know myself .. yet. If anyone doesn't want their name ripped off in the text. ... gimme a PM.

    WHEN you boil the whole thing down, family history is a pain in the backside. Literally.

    Ever spent an afternoon straining your eyes at a microfiche machine? Felt the pins and needles as the hand you are using to wind on the reel becomes an unfeeling stump? And worst of all, the seats provided in most libraries could have played a vital role in the activities of the Spanish Inquisition.

    As they say … no-one expects the Spanish Inquisition. But you should be prepared for some mild torture during a trek along the twisting road that leads from mild curiousity to fully fledged obsession.

    And, as I flexed my numb hand, arched my acheing back and rubbed my weary eyes that day in Mudcaster Local Studies Library, the sad truth hit me hard. I was an anorak.

    In fact, I was in danger of becoming a NATO-issue Parka.

    Blame it on World War One.

    Let me tell you a story about it.

    HERBERT Samuel McCallion is one of those names which gladden the heart of any war memorial researcher. Smyth,Smith,Thompson, Thomson, Johnston, Johnstone, on the other hand are the names of nightmare. You try searching the average database for a few of these. You’ll know what I mean when you are throwing pens at the rubbish bin and barking loudly at the computer screen.

    Good old Bertie McCallion. I found him straight away with a swift delve into the wonderful on-line records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

    You see, I’d been fascinated with Mudcaster’s First World War Memorial since infancy. What child of the Japs’n’Jerries era would not be intrigued by a six feet high bayonet wielding statue? I certainly was.

    But, as any Great War buff will tell you, a simple name,rank and number just ain’t enough. We’re the anorak equivalent of a well known lager – we reach the parts that other researchers don’t.

    And that’s why I was spending a sunny Saturday afternoon in the silent city which is Mudcaster Reference Library. They’ve got the old papers you see. Loads of ‘em all scanned and filed and ready for punters just like me.

    True to form, there he was. Good old Bertie. Two column inches of New Century Schoolbook in eight point bold type.

    Or rather there was young Bertie. He was only 21 when he bought his ticket in the fields outside the Belgian town of Ypres. He didn’t die in a gallant charge with bayonet fixed and a battlecry on his lips.

    Bertie’s brains were blown out by a very skillful bloke from Germany who had just been waiting for some careless Tommy to show himself for a brief moment above the trench parapet. He was a run-of-the-mill casualty, another statistic noted as ‘one OR killed’ in his unit’s war diary.

    The Mudcaster Bugle reported:

    The father of Rifleman Herbert McCallion has received intimation that his oldest son, who is serving with the 7th (Service) Btn. of the Mudshire Rifles has been killed in action. Deceased as only 21 years of age and prior to enlistment in June 1915 had been an employee of Baird’s Spinning Mill. He was a keen amateur footballer. His father, Mr. John McCallion of Princes Street, Mudcaster has another son, Rfn. William McCallion with the colours.

    2nd Lt. John Hartley wrote to the family: "Your son was a good boy and a brave soldier. His death was painless as he was shot through the head and died instantly."

    Notch another one up, says I. Think again, said the annoying voice in my head.

    An obituary without a picture is like Yorkshire pud wihout gravy. And the years had not been kind to Bertie McCallion’s head and shoulders portrait. It was one of those old paper pics that fall into the useless category. Some of them you can just about justify. Others are pretty good. Bertie’s was a horlicks.

    But needs must and sometimes you have to think ‘outside the box’ as my managing director keeps telling me. Pisses me off but that’s a different story altogether.

    Having a mate on the local rag is handy in my line of work and Chris Baker and I went back a long way. Mudcaster Comprehensive’s lone punk had dumped his safety pins and DMs in favour of a pin stripe suit and some bloody awful ties, most of them coffee stained.

    "What you looking for now?" sighed Baker, as I entered his cramped little office, which was seperated from the rest of the local hacks by a dodgy door and a wafer thin partition which sported some retro 70s wallpaper – except it wasn’t retro.

    "Wee story for you me old son," said I, pulling out the fags.

    "I’m off them. Coffee too. Drink next," he muttered.

    "Good for you," I grinned. "Health kick?"

    "Don’t start," said Chris. "No smoking here by new company rule. No coffee on doc’s orders and the beer’s getting the big E until I lose the spare tyre."

    Pleasantries exchanged, we got down to business. And Baker knows my little World War One stories attract a lot of interest. Local history, local people, local sales … you know it makes sense.

    If you’ve been there and done that, you know the score. My little letter requesting more information was duly printed and, a week or so later, I received a very interesting phone call.

    "Mr. Blackheader?" asked the lady on the other end of the blower.

    "Near enough," I laughed. "I’ve been called worse. How can I help you."

    "It’s about that request for an old picture of Hebert McCallion … the letter in the paper ..you were asking if anyone had one?"

    "Oh yes, great to hear from you," I gushed in my best gushing tone. "Are you a descendant?"

    And do you have a pic, I said to myself.

    Thankfully, she did. And I could call round to hers and pick it up anytime.

    Rules of the game. Be nice, be helpful but DON’T go rushing around immediately. It puts people off. Do the decent and print ‘em out a little piece about their ancestor, preferably on a nice piece of sepia toned card. A nice illustration of a cap badge and a little bit about the battalion also goes down well when you arrive on the doorstep.

    Which is where I found myself the next day.

    And what a doorstep it was. It took me three minutes to walk up the gravelled drive to get to it. And that was after I had identified myself to a minion at the other end of the gateside intercom.

    The door opened and an aproned six footer looked down on me.

    "I’m Blackadder. Here to see Mrs. Kate Wills?" I explaind, pointlessly.

    "I’m aware of that," sniffed the minion. "Follow me please."

    A swift glance around the décor of this mansion was enough to signify that the McCallion ancestors had come a long way from their terraced house in grimy old Princes Street.

    I’d been expecting some dowager, but I don’t know why. So when Mrs. Wills turned from the window overlooking the bleedin’ county which she called a garden, it was all I could do to stop my freshly after-shaved jaw from dropping.

    To put it plainly, Mrs. Wills was a bit of all right. Well maintained, suitably upholstered and just the wrong side of 40 .. which was fine by me.

    "Pleased to meet you Mrs. Wills," said I, advancing with extended hand.

    "Oh Kate is fine .. and you are Des? Is that right?" she countered.

    Without waiting for an answer she produced a tin box. Huntley’s biscuits it was and a bit of an antique according to David Dickinson. He didn’t tell me that by the way … it’s just amazing what you learn by watching ‘Bargain Hunt’.

    Eagerly, I opened the lid. Boxes are good. Plastic bags are a sign of bottom drawer documentation. When someone hits you with a box, you know it’s treasure. Plastic bags and ragged envelopes are indicative of old paper clippings you’ve already seen.

    And there it all was. A super portrait of the bold Bertie and another bloke. The backside of the picture identified him as brother William. Two for the price of one .. not that I pay for this stuff … I’m strictly a scan man. Unless they want to dump the stuff on me.

    Cap badge, a bundle of letters, a silk postcard, shoulder strap and an audio cassette.

    When Mudcaster Rovers beat the Arsenal in one of the great giant killing exploits in FA Cup history, my heart skipped a few beats. Seeing that audio cassette had a similar effect.

    Mrs. Wills sipped from the delicate China coffee cup which the aproned minion had silently delivered to what I assumed was the drawing room.

    She knew my next question. People like that always do.

    "Yes. It’s an old recording made by my brother of our grandfather William. He never really talked about the war but John finally got him to speak about it just before he passed away," she said.

    "Perhaps you’d like to hear it?" she enquired, taking the cassette from my sweating paws and inserting it in a rather dated stereo system.

    "I think you’ll find the story he has to tell rather interesting."

    End of chapter One

  7. Today the Northamptonshire Branch will have a small remembrance ceremony for Anzac Day.

    We have nine Australians who lay in Towcester Road Cemetery and another who rests at Dallington. The other who initially lay inside county boundries now lies outside, at Peterborough.

    Hoping to get some DVD cam recordings of the event.

  8. allanpeter's Blog

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    My step-grandfather served in 5th Bn. The London Rifle Brigade. He kept a diary from 2nd August 1914 until he was wounded and repatriated on 1st July 1916. I am publishing it as a series of day-by-day entries on www.robinlodge.com He refers as much to how he spent his time outside the trenches as to time spent in the front line.

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    My great uncle Raymond King Harvey enlisted in the RGA in about 1910, after initial training he was posted to 83 company RGA Hong Kong and in 1911 was an acting bombardier. In 1915 Raymond was posted to Egypt where he was promoted to sergeant. After posting home to England he joined 84 Brigade RGA in France about March1916 where he won the military medal and was commissioned in the field, posted to 77th siege battery. Raymond was ultimately promoted to captain and retired from the army in 1921. I am not able to get out and about much and wondered if any members can help me with the following information.

    (1) When I search the London Gazette I can only obtain Raymonds promotion from sergeant to 2nd lieutenant and cannot find any other reference in the gazette for any further promotions.

    (2) When an NCO was given a field promotion did he instantly become a 2nd lieutenant or posted back to England for officer training.

    (3) As stated previously cannot get out and about much so am reliant upon the internet for my information. Can anyone help with the unit diary for the 77th siege battery and or the history of the battery written by captain F W Walter published by Spottiswood I think. I really would be extremely grateful for any help fellow members can give me. Dick Harvey.

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    I have a 57 page document written by General Hermann von Francois, o/c 1st Army Corps, 8th Army. He tells about his involvement in the battles of Stallaponen, Gumbinnen and Tannenberg during August 1914. My problem is that it is written in Gothic German and I wish to have it translated into English. Does anyone know where this can be done?

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    The Turkish War Medal - Harp Madalyası - Eiserner Halbmond - Gallipoli Medal

    AUTHOR : M. Demir Erman, ANKARA/TURKEY

    correspondence address: exe1exe@gmail.com

    Book Published by: Matsa Printing

    English and Turkish

    for pictures:

    http://theturkishwarmedal.wordpress.com/

    172 pages total. 65 pages English, 46 pages Annex color pictures, 61 pages Turkish

    CONTENTS

    Preface and Acknowledgements 6Very Brief History of the Ottoman Empire 9World War I 12Gallipoli War 13Palestine, Caucasus and Galicia Battles 16Independence War and the Republic 17War Medals of the Ottoman Empire 18The Regulation of the War Medal dated 1915 21Amendments on the War Medal Regulation 24The Effective Dates of the War Medal Regulation and Amendments 31Ministry of War and Army Orders About the War Medal 34Law of the Turkish Grand National Assembly and theDecree of the Council of Ministers 36First Type of the War Medal Which was DesignedAccording to the Regulation but Never Produced Due to aShape and Metal Change 39The War Medal 41The War Medal and the German Iron Cross 44The Certificate of the War Medal 46The War Medal Ribbon 49The Package of the War Medal 53War Medal Miniatures, Ribbon Bars And Pins 55 War Medals of the German and Austrian Make 56No Name Medals 58Views on the War Medal 59SOURCES 62ANNEX 66

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    Looking for Info.

    John McNally Serv. # 18155 RFA 3rd. Class Master Gunner. Born 14 July, 1850 Baltinglass, Ireland. Enlisted 1869 at Dublin with the 87th Irish Fusiliers and transfered to RFA 1870. India service 1876-1879 and 1880-1885. G.C. Medal awarded Army Order 137 April 1888.

    Edward Hugh McNally (Son to Above) Serv. #20857 RFA 3rd Class Master Gunner. Born 6 June, 1879 Poonamallee, India. Enlisted 1893 Kirkee, India RFA. Medals WWI Victory, British and 14 Star (qual 11 Sept. 1914).

    Now this is my Great-Grand father and Grand-Father. My Grand-Father left India early 1900 and was stationed in Cork, Belfast and then Waterford Ireland. They left Ireland around 1909 for India. He was with the 38th battery, 7th Brigade RFA Rawalpindi, India. He left India with one of the Indian Divisions as the 7th Brigade stayed in India. I researched the 3rd and 7th Indian divisions and believe he hitched a ride with the 7th Meerut Div. but this is just a "hunch". The Ministry of Defence thought it peculier that he went in this fassion. Doing more research I discovered that the Batterys in Cork, Belfast and Waterford, where he married during is stay in Ireland, went to France Aug. 1914 and I am wondering if he pulled some strings and when he got to France Oct. 1914 He caught up with the 24th or 34th RFA Battery that was stationed Waterford, Ireland. His wife and family(Cuddahy) were from Waterford and Edward Hugh stayed at the Waterford Barracks before marring??? We know he was Gassed in france and when he got discharged they lived in Waterford, Ireland till he passed away in 1925 of cancer at the Waterford Hospital. He tryed to get a Pension but both the British Gov. and the Ireland Gov. passed the "Buck" saying that the other should pay for his pension and medical bills. Sounds familuer!!!! I am A Vietnam vet. and I have gooten the run around with the US Gov. for the last 9...yes 9 years and still waiting. OK thats about all. If someone knows where I can get any info. on my Grand-Father during WWI that would be great. P.S. I don't see "spell-check" so what you see is what you get :blush: . Thanks Howard Rogers

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  13. James Galvin's Blog

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    Hi all, just joined the forum so looking for some support and assistance!!

    I am researching my Gt Grandfathers service life who served with the 4th Middlesex from 1914 - 1918.

    His name was Pte George Munns S/7250. From his medal index card i can see he was awarded the 1914 star and he first entered theatre on 22-10-14, I believe the regiment was involved in heavy fighting around Mons at the time. Unfortunately i know very little about what happend to him or the regiment after this date save for his discharge papers.

    He was discharged in March 1918 owing to injuries and wounds he had sustained, and given the silver war badge to wear.

    As he was awarded the 1914 star, would this imply he only served for the initial period of the war, or is it likely he could have served into 1915, 1916, 1917, and finally discharged in 1918? Like many family's i have been told he was at the "Somme"

    Can anybody advise please??

  14. Higgy's Blog

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    Hello I'm new to this, my post is about Mesopotania

    My wife's grandfather was 17787 Pte Henry Higgingbottom 2nd Batt Leicester Reg serving with the (Meerut) Div arriving in Mesopotania in Dec 1915, In Apr 1916 He was twice wounded and left for dead after the battle of Sanniyat, Later on the British Red Cross & the Cresent Red Cross came out to look for the wounded, from the story that has been passed down because he was a young and good looking chap, one of the nurses looked at him a second time and noticed that he was still alive, got him to the field hospital he was then evacuated by ship before the fall of Kut, and came back to england. I have His Discharge Certificate signed by the King stating that he Served with honour and was disabled in the great war, Honourably discharged on 18th Dec 1916.

    Could any out there tell me the name of the ship he might have been evacuated on and also the hospital he would have been sent to both overseas and here in England

    Would there have been any other medals other than the 1914 star, the Defence Medal, & the Victory Medal he would have been entitled too

  15. Gorton19's Blog

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    Yesterday 27/2/13 I found the remains of a World War One soldier In a field in pozieres I have declared the remains to the gendarmerie and passed on the personal effect I found which incl :-

    A spoon

    A fork

    A ring

    An Australian badge

    A button

    And some little beads ??

    I believe the remains have been recovered today from the field and I await their findings , i am hoping they will find some indication as to who this soldier is

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    Twitter is based on 'Followers' (those who can see your tweets); and those you 'Follow' - those whose tweets you see on your home page.

    Postings are limited to 140 characters, though long urls will automatically be given a short name.

    The Hashtag is like a reference code so anyone who has a twitter account can put this in the search box and see all tweets which have that hashtag in the text (eg #Arras95 - it's not case sensitive) even from people they are not following. This is very useful when you have a new twitter account and not many people are following you (i.e. no-one knows you exist) That way everyone who has an interest in Arras95, say, will see your postings and then hopefully will 'follow you'

    Retweeting is the way of spreading someone's posting so that your own followers can see them. Move your cursor over the item to be retweeted and you will see the options: Reply , Retweet etc.

    To find people to 'follow', click on your 'Followers' and see who is following them. Then click on the userid and you will be given an option to follow.

    Here's a basic screenshot to show where everything is:

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    This is just the basics to get anyone started - if you get lost - just click on 'Home' at the top.

  17. munchkin's Blog

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    LZ64/L22 Bombed Sheffield in the UK, on the night of 25th/26th September 1916.

    29 People died, although only 28 names are known. The memorial lists "10 Women, 10 Children & 9 Men", this would suggest that the 29th person is Male, because i have all 10 women, all 10 children but only 8 Men.

    Possible 29th person:- Mabel Adsetts, John Bacon. Dont think Mabel Adsetts is the 29th Victim. John Bacon died 4th Oct 1916 in the Union Hospital Sheffield. Why i think that Jhn Bacon could be 29th victim - well, his son lived on one of the streets that was bombed, and a police report confirms that a man "died from injuries recieved, Writtle St". Maybe John was visiting his son on this night ?. the only male we can find who died on this day in Sheffield is John Bacon, and with connection of his Son living on Writtle st, seems that this could be our man.

  18. wroclaw's Blog

    Time is passing and I still couldn’t start with the main narrative of my research. All prologues, bibliography and geography pages are online, but the "flesh" of the work is on terrible delay – graphics are not even developed yet, but worst, the first chapters couldn’t be backed with reasonable photos since by some reason I didn’t get the chance to take some good ones.

    Rare 10 days in a roll of rain and fog had not only prevented me from going out for some essential tours, but also turned the specific part of the battlefield I needed to photo so desperately, into a muddy plain.

    The sun had occasionally reminded me of its existence today so I decided to find my luck "Paschendaele" style. Wasting no precious time today, I took a bus right to the BHQ station (actually a boarding school, but then I was "on" with my shadow WWI world early today since it had been weeks since the last time I was crossing the border). The BHQ hill of general Meldrum and his NZMR HQ staff is now a grassy round hill with two picturesque ruins of country houses and some concrete reservoir tanks. I like those ruins where trees are slowly disintegrating the man made walls, actually subduing the ruin, turning it into some accessory of the tree – vis versa to what we are used to see: a tree which is just a decoration of a house. In times when silent nature seems to be a fading force (in contrast to its big brother – "nature disaster"), you get a moment of disillusioned optimism seeing that nature could still fight back.

    "My" battle was not a planned one. Positions, routes and directions were subject to momentary decisions made by people who had little knowledge about the terrain facing them. Walking in their foot steps is a good way of getting into the tactical thought they had in mind. I spent some 20 minutes on the slope, scanning all positions I already know too well. However this time, not bothered by the disturbing sun and accompanied by my old friends of cold, wind and rain, I could just finish the puzzle. Winter and rain are great times to do this, even though "my" men were fighting just before the rains have started. The disturbing sounds of modernism – heavy machinery during construction, traffic and aluminum mega birds, seem to be silent suddenly and contemplation is suddenly possible. I had one of those moments I love most about going up to the field. Much like some sudden enlightenment saving you from a total failure in a critical math exam, the virtual isolation offered by bad weather suddenly fits your minds into that of the HQ staff that stood here some 80 years ago, choosing the best way to take these bold hills and jungle of orange trees. Reading about battle planning usually creates the illusion that it's merely a theoretical calculation of numbers, forces and objectives. Standing there I could have felt what must have been the true feelings. Those were their own guys, from their own island, sent to an unknown enemy system of redoubts. The ridge and hills were looking evil suddenly. Sending whole formations of close neighbors into the beaten zone, knowing your decision would separate between "reasonable" price and disaster. I was happy I wasn’t in their shoes!

    Next I started walking north on their path. Another small hill with another ruin and water tank, is to be crossed. This place must have given them some psychological protection. Here they must have assembled splitting each regiment to its own objective. One of those moments old companions say goodbye.

    I had to cross the small stream crossing the area. Nothing more then a shallow flow, but still one my advanced Garmont, despite the wax, couldn’t handle – for the poor soldiers this must have been no more then daily life. At this point I was about to follow the path of the Wellington's. They had the most challenging terrain, and handled it well. This was the first time in a while I was going to do a true "right in the path" journey on the bare ridge. I wanted to know how could the Wellingtons have drive the Turks out of two "classic" positions one after the other, suffering only few casualties. The Turks, as would be told widely in my site, gave up some great positions with little struggle, only to try and retake them little later in a series of desperate and brave counter attacks. I've tried to find a hint for that on the field. The bushes and coarse sand ground were silent. A bum driving some 4X4 hybrid was making his way up the steep slope as if looking to get killed… the noise distracted me, but I decided I'll just do it the good old way. Running like nuts up the slope from several directions was of high success! It turned out that some excellent machine gun job and the tactical use of small features on the terrain, was probably what brought the good results. Looking down from the peak of the first Turkish position, I saw it in regard to my own personal military knowledge - dam those conscripts were good soldiers! Month after month in the unfriendly deserts didn’t harm their ability. I did the same with the second line they took: another rush up, one more down and up again. This position was also taken with little casualties, despite all approaches to it being exposed to hostile machine gun fire.

    On the first position I was again searching for some remains of trenches – some shallow long pits might have been those, but then who knows? It might be just the rain water creating their path down the hill.

    The 12:30 dead line came so fast, but just in time. I had a quick last rush down the ridge right into a new fancy suburb that was built there a few years ago. The shadows of the Great War faded, and now I had only time to fight.

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    I am trying to obtain information of Alfred Andrews, corporal of the Connaught Rangers born 1898 lived Kingston on Thames,his medal card shows 2B which i belive was the Balkans,it shows his service number as 5185,i assume he was in the 5th Battalion? Gallipoli.

    I have a hand writen letter from The King from Buckingham Palace signed George R dated 1918,and at the top is the name C/l Andrews Connaught rangers,in a different hand , i have also seen the same type of letter in Maidstone Museum,

    The letter states the Queen joins me in welcoming you on your release from the miseries and hardships which you have endured with much patience and courage .

    During these many months of trial,the early resuce of our gallant officers and men from the cruellties of thir captivity has been uppermost in our thoughts.

    We are thankful that this longed for day has arrived and back in the old country you will be able once more to enjoy the happiness of home & to see good days among those who anxiously look forward for your return

    George R

    I asume he must have been a POW ? any help would be appreciated

    Source: Connaught Ranger Alfred Andrews

  20. Dec 31st

    Relieved by K.R.R’s and marched back to 49th Division Camp at Vlmertinghe arriving about 12.30am 1-1-16 absolutely knocked up, so we saw in the new year marching along a Belgium road in a pretty exhausted condition, but we managed to welcome it with a song or two nevertheless.

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    **********End this diary/blog where it began.....20 blog pages ago....marching along a Belgium road pretty exhausted but welcoming the new year with a song of two***************

    Dedicated to the memory of my grandfather....

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    If anyone wants a word version of this diary just let me know and I will email it. It is also available at the Imperial War Museum IWM -ref: 82/11/1

    Ends.

  21. The transition from CEF Sergeant to civilian father of two boys was at first fairly smooth. Three years of soldiering had accustomed John to broken sleep, so rocking fretful babies back to sleep was easier for him than many other a new father. And it was some months before he ceased to look at Marie as she slept beside him and wonder in awe at how they had come together at last.

    Very different he thought from the few British and Canadian soldiers he met who had married in France. Apart from a few men from Quebec regiments, they were still struggling with the language - and most of the locals had difficulty with the French-Canadian dialect and pronunciation.

    Still, John was relieved when his mother asked if he could return to Canada for a week to tie up the loose ends of his father's estate, and sell the family home. Marie was included in Madame's offer, but now pregnant again she decided to stay behind.

    Toronto had changed, John decided. Everything seemed to be moving much faster, and the ever-intrusive American culture delivered from radio, magazines and newspapers made John long for the pre-war days.

    He visited his Captain, now back to civilian life, but still serving in the Militia, which had changed greatly since before the War. The old numbers and the scarlet uniforms had vanished.

    John was relieved to return to France.

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    Well, about three weeks later than expected, the proof copy of the book dropped through the letter box this morning (slightly untrue that. It's so damn big it was left in the porch, but never mind). It's a strange feeling to have something you have worked on for six years resting in one's hands. Lump in the throat time. From my days in the music business I have plenty of albums on which I played and co-wrote songs but this book means more to me than they do - this is, after all, all my own work.

    Anyway, I have placed an order for an initial print run (in the tens not the hundreds!) and now hope that I might come close to breaking even on the project.

    Seeing this project come to fruition has helped me make a decision about doing another one. I have already started work: the list of files at the National Archives, Liddle Collection and IWM is already complete and visits are being planned. Several battalion histories and other relevant books have been located. A Roll of Honour of the men who died is complete apart from the CWGC details. Bloody hell, the first 2,500 words have even been written. This time, though, I am going to try to work to a more precise timetable and have set myself a deadline of next May (which is a bit optimistic as this is one one sixth of the time 'Pro Patria Mori' took!). And the subject? Well, it only seems fair to complete the 'other half' of the Gommecourt attack. So, '"A Lack of Offensive Spirit" - The 46th (North Midland) Division at Gommecourt, 1st July 1916' will be the next off the production line. And disproving Gen Snow's disgraceful slander of the men of the North Midlands will be high on the agenda!

    Off to work we go...

    Web site: http://www.gommecourt.co.uk

    'Pro Patria Mori: the 56th (1st London) Division at Gommecourt, 1st July 1916' available from May '06

  23. Westonfront's Blog

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    blog-0283470001340014507.jpgHi I have just recently joined and am just feeling my way around the Forum to see how it all works.

    I am into the Herefordshire Regiment and WW1 in general, just republished my first book which went to print in 2005, long since sold out so have revised and done an updated version Redan Ridge The Last Stand isbn 978-0-9552477-1-2.

    I am due to retire in September so hope to do another book maybe on Gallipoli.

    Hope to meet up with members sometime.

    Pete

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    We've just returned from filming in France for our documentary. It was a very emotional time for me and it was difficult to balance my feelings for what happened there with the pressures of working!

    We started at Etaples Military Cemetery where my great grandfather was buried. Having seen his grave for the first time and knowing that I was the first family member for 89 years to see his grave was too much for me. It's funny how things like that affect you.

    I obviously never knew the man and apart from two photos of him, there is nothing else - no family letters, diaries - nothing.

    The cemetery itself is a beautiful place and very peaceful. It certainly is an amazing place - very imposing architecture.

    From Etaples to the battlefields of Arras. We stopped off in Arras and visited the Place des Heros. It's a beautiful town, very vibrant, with some remarkable old buildings.

    On the outskirts of Arras are the battlefields. We did the full tour following the 8th Lincolns route and others, as there are some cemeteries to visit.

    Again it was a very emotional time to visit these fields and feel that my great grandfather had been where I stood.

    Standing there on April 9th certainly made you think. Maybe in some parallel universe they were reliving that day again. It was a beautiful sunny Spring day - back then it was cold and snowing. It was moving standing in the cemeteries and reading the names and ages. In some of the cemeteries there was a register, which gave further information about those buried. It made very poignant reading. It was strange leaving, espeically when at Etaples; though I'd finally been to places my great grandfather had been and seen where he was buried and paid my respects, I felt awful leaving him behind again. I wanted to take him home with me. I really felt bad as if I was leaving him behind.

    We met some charming French people who were able to point us in the right direction when the map reading went awry. We saw plenty of evidence at the side of fields that the battle still keeps turning up in the form of shells and other rusty metals.

    At Roeux we grabbed a quick drink at the Cafe des Sports - Sunday in France in the middle of nowhere meant no food! We managed to persuade the owner to feed us with hare pate and bread, as one of the crew was a diabetic. He was a very generous host - despite speaking no English and me basic French we managed to get by.

    Though it's been a hectic time cramming all the filming in, we had a fantastic time. Very emotional and moving - proof that those who died are still very much alive in our memories.

    Now back in Blighty we've got the task of sifting through all the footage and piecing this documentary together. Hopefully it will be ready for broadcast in June/July and once broadcast will go on sale.

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    Hello all.

    This is my first post. And boy this forum seems complicated - probably me. My grandfather, Joseph Herbert Wapling, whom I never knew, was a Gunner in the RGA in France. He was a British reservist who was mobilized and left Australia, and was posted on arrival in England to what looks like "3 Dpt" on 18 Dec 1914.. His records for his time in France show Anti-Aircraft and trench details from 4 Jan 1915 to 14 Jun 1916, with the B.E.F., He was then returned to England, and was retired unfit for duty soon thereafter. He died a tragic death in 1918, apparently as the result of his war experiences. His Army record refers to trench fever and melancholia and being "In the field" in May 1916 when sent to 57th Field Ambulance. His medal card has in the "Roll" column the numbers and letters RGA/105B, (Page 485) and RGA/113, (Page 64) There is also mention on the bottom of that card SWB List RGA/59. His brother in a newspaper article said that Joseph was in the 4th Trench battery with the B.E.F. in France.

    I wonder whether this information is helpful and enough to determine where in France my grandfather served for that 17 month period.

    Thanks Graeme Wapling

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