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The Men Who Came Home – A Memorial Part Seven – The Royal Army Medical Corps

R.A.M.C. doctors drawing rations. 

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The Men Who Came Home – A Memorial Part Six – The Royal Regiment of Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery in the Great War comprised three separate elements, and this post pays tribute to men from all three. 

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The Men Who Came Home – A Memorial Part Five – ‘Per Ardua Ad Astra’

‘Through Adversity to the Stars’.  Royal Flying Corps mechanics at work, 1915. 

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The Men Who Came Home – A Memorial Part Four – The Corps of Royal Engineers

Royal Engineers bridging a stream sometime in 1917.  Around 25,000 strong at the start of the war, the R.E. had expanded to well over 300,000 men by 1918. 

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The Men Who Came Home – A Memorial Part Three – The Guards Regiments

Grenadier Guards reservists await their medical examinations in August 1914. 

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The Men Who Came Home – A Memorial Part Two – The Cavalry

British cavalry pictured at Nery during the retreat from Mons, the photograph probably taken on 1st September 1914. 

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The Men Who Came Home – A Memorial Part One

So it’s a new year, and, thank heavens, 2020 is behind us.  Lots of interesting stuff coming this year, whether I manage to get across the Channel or not, because there are still loads of places I have visited that … Continue reading

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