29th Jan 2016

Nice to hear from you!

A big ‘thank you’ to those who have been in touch. We are busy working our way through the information and will be uploading it shortly. The volunteers have discovered more about Edward Braley, Frederick Briggs, Alfred Browett, Harry Burns, James Chambers, Samuel Farnhill, Thomas Whatnell and John Windever. Have a look at their profiles… Read More

21st Jan 2016

Introducing Margery

Following the successful launch of the website and related media coverage, we have had a number of people coming forward with information about the soldiers.  One particularly exciting moment was when the daughter of Alf Davis, Margery Harrison, got in touch and came to see her father’s entry in the original visitors books.  Margery was… Read More

14th Jan 2016

Media Launch

Our media launch yesterday was a great success with national, regional and local coverage including Sky News,  BBC Look East,  ITV Anglia and The Guardian. We really enjoyed showcasing the original visitors books in front of the cameras! We had a guest of honour with us for the launch yesterday.  A descendant of Private Alf Davis- one of the soldiers featured… Read More

11th Jan 2016

Latest Project News

After a lot of hard work from a very dedicated group of volunteers the website is now up and running.  There are 590 entries which represent servicemen from numerous regiments and corps, including the Canadian Siege Artillery, the Royal Flying Corps and both the Royal Navy and the Merchant Navy, there are even a couple… Read More