Monthly Archives: September 2014

Memorial to Royal Leicestershire Regiment at National Arboretum

A memorial to the Royal Leicestershire Regiment will be dedicated at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire on Saturday 27 September 2014 – the 326th anniversary of the founding of the Regiment. India service The Regiment was conferred with the … Continue reading

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War Memorial at Lyddington, Rutland

The war memorial at the Rutland village of Lyddington includes seven names from the First World War. Among them are private Walter Hinch of 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment whose name appears on the Basra Memorial in Iraq. There are also two … Continue reading

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Shot at dawn pamphlet published online

A campaigning contemporary pamphlet, designed to draw attention to the British army’s relatively common and often arbitrary use of the death penalty, has been made available online. Entitled Shootings at Dawn and written by Ernest Thurtle MP, it uses extracts … Continue reading

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