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WWI recruits in Richmond Park

An unusually short post to share an image:

Taken in March 1915, the back of the photo has the note ‘Chummy on Point Duty’. We do not know who Chummy was.   97 more words

First World War

Canada’s First Contingent C.E.F., First World War, Horse Purchase Scandal.

8164 horses were purchased for first contingent. 398 horses were taken from permanent corps in Canada. Total of 8562 horses assembled at Valcartier for first contingent. 3,523 more words

Canadian History

In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters

A 2013 Morris Award finalist!

A creepy but gripping historical fiction ghost novel about a girl living after the effects of WWI during the terror of the Spanish influenza. 563 more words

Young Adult

The Imperial War Museum: The First World War Exhibition

100 years ago today, the Great War had already gone on over three months longer than expected. The Somme had not yet happened. Millions of young men had not yet been killed, or disabled, or sent home with shell shock. 897 more words


31 March 1915

I have been working quite hard for a change & have had no time except in the evenings after dinner, & then the composition of an epistle worthy of the ex Head Monitor of M.T.S. 337 more words