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The Lincolnshire regiment at Leighton Buzzard

Major John Storer (on horseback) observes the 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, marching through Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. Formed in September 1914, the battalion trained in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire in the winter of 1914-1915, when this photograph was taken. The Battalion landed … Continue reading

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Captain Hugh Brodie, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment

Captain Hugh Brodie is another World War I officer commemorated on a family grave in Hampstead Cemetery, London. He was killed on 13 October 1915 while serving with 6th Battalion, the East Kent Regiment. He is also commemorated on the … 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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Private Walter Whitehorn, London Regiment

Private Walter Whitehorn 3420 1st/19th Battalion, London Regiment Killed in action 25 September 1915 Commemorated on the Loos Memorial Walter Whitehorn’s name also appears on the memorial at Smithfield Meat Market in London. On the morning of 25 September 1915, … Continue reading

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