3 10, 2016

Armistice in Rossendale

October 3rd, 2016|After the War|0 Comments

Armistice means the ending of hostilities before peace negotiations start. At the end of the First World War several armistices were signed by different countries before [...]

3 10, 2016

A Soldier’s Life in the Trenches of The Western Front of World War 1

October 3rd, 2016|Life in the Trenches|0 Comments

World War 1 was fought in different parts of Europe, and in other parts of the world such as The Middle East and on the [...]

3 10, 2016

Why did men from St. James–the-Less have to fight in the First World War?

October 3rd, 2016|After the War, Life at Home, Life in the Trenches|0 Comments

Between early August 1914, when the war started, and 1916 over 150 men from St James-the-Less had joined the armed forces and gone to war, [...]

3 10, 2016

World War One Belgian Refugees

October 3rd, 2016|Life at Home|0 Comments

Between late August 1914 and May 1915 250,000 Belgian refugees escaping the war in their country arrived in Britain. Now, one hundred years later, Europe [...]

3 10, 2016

Conscientious Objectors

October 3rd, 2016|Life at Home, Life in the Trenches|0 Comments

Despite the many thousands in the UK who thought it was their patriotic duty to enlist and fight the enemy at the start of the [...]

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