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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September 22, 2020

Remembering the Fallen:  on this day in 1916, war poet Lieutenant the Honourable Edward Wyndham Tennant, 4th Battalion, the Grenadier Guards, was killed in action on the Somme.

He was the son of the 1st Baron Glenconner and his wife the writer Pamela Wyndham (one of the...

September 18, 2020

Remembering the Fallen:  on this day in 1918, Second Lieutenant Frank Edward Young V.C., 1st Battalion, the Hertfordshire Regiment, was killed in action near Havrincourt in France.

The son of a soldier formerly in the Bedfordshire Regiment, Second Lieutenant Young joine...

September 16, 2020

Remembering the Fallen:  on this day in 1914, Second Lieutenant Paul Chancourt Girardot, 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, was killed in action near Soupir-sur-Aisne.

His widowed mother’s only child, he was educated at Ashampton School in Ea...

September 15, 2020

Remembering the Fallen: on this day in 1916, Lieutenant Raymond Asquith, 3rd Battalion, the Grenadier Guards, died of wounds received in action on the Somme.

The eldest of ten children of then-Prime Minister Herbert Asquith, he was educated at Winchester College and Bal...

September 13, 2020

Remembering the Fallen:  on this day in 1914, Private Harry Savory D.C.M., 4th Dragoon Guards (Royal Irish) died of wounds received on the Western Front.

His parents’ third son, he attended Bishop’s Stortford College, and went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in science...

September 12, 2020

Remembering the Fallen:  on this day in 1915, Rifleman John (Jack) Benjamin Cox, 12th Battalion, the King’s Royal Rifle Corps, was killed in action on the Western Front.

One of a family of nine children, he began work just after his fifteenth birthday as a clerk at the...