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British WW1 women appear on Serbian stamps

Six British women who took on humanitarian roles in Serbia during the First World War are to be honoured on the Balkan country‚Äôs stamps. Scots Evelina Haverfield, Dr Elsie Inglis, Dr Elizabeth Ross, Dr Katherine MacPhail and Dr Elmslie Hutton … Continue reading

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English WW1 Muslim Cemetery to be restored

A memorial to Muslim soldiers who died during the First World War is to be restored to mark the Centenary. The former cemetery, at Horsell Common near Woking, has been repaired following a grant from English Heritage. Originally built in … Continue reading

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Prophetic note to John Buchan’s Greenmantle

This afternoon’s torrential downpour in London saw me safely ensconced in my library. With its leather armchair, wood panelling and green shaded lamp, it does look slightly as though it could have been the setting for a scene from a … Continue reading

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