February 8, 2019

JUSTICE FOR OUR BOYS

Harry Rice, George Wilkinson, Josh McGuinness

Many of you would have seen the appalling lies regarding our case recently printed in the Daily Mail, The Sun and no doubt reported on in many other fake news outlets.  We were going to let it lie as it is evident the media have no regard for the truth and continue to ignore facts and people’s feelings when they report their lies. However, on reflection we feel i...

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October 24, 2020

Remembering the Fallen:  on this day in 2016, Marine Owen Wason, 45 Commando, Royal Marines, took his own life.

He had joined the Royal Marines right after leaving school, and deployed to Afghanistan for the first time in 2008, when he was eighteen years old.  He served...

October 22, 2020

Remembering the Fallen:  on this day in 1916, Pilot Second Lieutenant Francis George Wake Marchant and Observer Second Lieutenant Cecil Collins Hann, No. 3 Squadron, the Royal Flying Corps, were killed while on artillery spotting duties over the Somme.

At eleven o’clock...

October 21, 2020

Remembering the Fallen:  on this day in 1974, Ranger Samuel Malcolm Gibson, North Irish Militia, was killed in Northern Ireland.

Ranger Gibson was the first Territorial Army soldier to be murdered in Northern Ireland.  He drove a laundry van, and on the day of his death...

October 19, 2020

Remembering the Fallen:  on this day in 1918, Lieutenant William Buckle Solly M.C., 3rd Battalion, the Lancashire Fusiliers, died from a war-related illness, his health depleted by earlier severe wounding, while in service on the Western Front.

He had served as a privat...

October 18, 2020

Remembering the Fallen:  on this day in 1918, Chaplain 4th Class the Reverend Theodore Bayley Hardy V.C., D.S.O., M.C., the Army Chaplains’ Department, died in Rouen a week after having been wounded as he returned from tending to soldiers on the Western Front.

Reverend...

October 17, 2020

Remembering the Fallen:  on this day in 1916, Second Lieutenant Charles Cayley Godwin and Lieutenant Philip Challinor Ellis, No. 1 Squadron, the Royal Flying Corps, were killed when their plane was shot down over France.

Second Lieutenant Godwin received his Aviator’s C...