At the Going Down of the Sun, and in the Morning ….

... we will remember them. On Sunday 11 November 2018 I joined 9,999 other people from across the UK to walk past the Cenotaph in the Nation’s Thank You procession.  You can see a video of the Nation’s Thank You procession, and some photos, here on this page of the armistice 100 website.  I was thrilled to have … Continue reading At the Going Down of the Sun, and in the Morning ….

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 52 – The Last Month of War

A look at the major events in the conflict during November 1918: November 1st The Battle of Valenciennes is launched by the British Army to advance to the French-Belgian border and the city of Valenciennes. The offensive lasts two days and results in the recapture of the city. November 2nd British cargo ships SS Surada … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 52 – The Last Month of War