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Royal Fusiliers badge at Ploegsteert

  The Royal Fusiliers’ badge on a headstone at the CWGC cemetery at Ploegsteert, Belgium. In 1915 and 1916 this was deemed a relatively quiet area, but there are still more than 11,000 names on the memorial to the missing … Continue reading

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Controversy over Battle of Loos wind farm plans

The remains of British soldiers could be disturbed if a plan to build a wind farm on the site of the Loos battlefield goes ahead. The Daily Mirror reports that Energy firm InnoVent wants to build 10 turbines on the … Continue reading

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