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British soldier bids farewell to his mother at end of leave

Rather staged-looking, but poignant nonetheless, this photograph from the Imperial War Museum’s archive shows a soldier of the Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) bidding farewell to his mother prior to returning to the Western Front. The photo was one … Continue reading

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Two brother officers

‘The daily newspapers published casualty lists, and also extracts from The London Gazette. Naturally we looked through these for possible news of friends.  ‘One day I saw my brother’s name – commissioned a second lieutenant in the Sherwood Foresters. I … Continue reading

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