FOURTEEN HEROES CAME HOME TO-DAY: A Transcription of a London Free Press Article

The following transcription was sourced from the Twitter feed of London First World War ( @LdnOntWW1 ). Where possible links to the soldiers mentioned in the article have been referenced. The news article appears to be written in late 1916 given the context of the dates outlined in the article and the discharge dates of … Continue reading FOURTEEN HEROES CAME HOME TO-DAY: A Transcription of a London Free Press Article

…and only 219 are left of the gallant 18th: A Letter of Condolence

219 OF 18TH LEFT, WRITES PTE. BETTS Stratford Soldier Says Col. Wigle’s Men Are Hard Hit. LETTER IS DATED APRIL 3. Following Battle in Which Three Stratford Men Fell. Stratford, April 22 – A first-had Tribute to the gallantry and sacrifice of the men of the 18th Battalion in their recent glorious but costly achievement … Continue reading …and only 219 are left of the gallant 18th: A Letter of Condolence