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Selected by Frances Pattman, Archivist Colonel Stevenson Lyle Cummins was a member of the Royal Army Medical Corps and by 1915 was Deputy Assistant Director General, Medical Services, British Expeditionary Force in France.  His papers show that during this period … Continue reading

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Selected by Barbara Ball, Metadata Assistant  Some four months after the First World War began the first people taken into captivity by the Germans were ‘alien citizens’ – those that were living, working or studying in Germany. These people were … Continue reading

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Selected by Stephen Miller, Web Editor What The first image is of the retreat of the allied forces from Suvla bay, Turkey, during the Gallipoli campaign in the winter of 1915-1916 (ref. Hamilton 7/12/243a).  It is from the official photographs … Continue reading

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Selected by Lianne Smith, Archives Services Manager Summary of Tank Operations, 2 Brigade, Heavy Branch, Battle of Messines, June 7th 1917 Written 22nd June 1917 Section 4: Pigeons This report can be found in the papers of J F C … Continue reading

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Selected by Geoff Browell, Senior Archives Services Manager This BBC television script of a talk given by Lt Col Pierce Joyce for broadcast at Alexandra Palace on 30 April, 1939 recalls his service alongside Thomas Edward Lawrence: ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. … Continue reading

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Selected by Patricia Methven, Director of Archives & Information Management What Three photographs by C H Foulkes reflecting the scale of effort required by the British Army Service Corps and Belgian farming community in feeding the troops. The photographs are … Continue reading

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Selected by Lianne Smith, Archives Services Manager Here are a number of photographs of the German Eastern Front in World War One, taken in Russia, Hungary and Romania, from the papers of Manfred Zadik. Zadik was a trained reservist and … Continue reading