Category Archives: World War One

Chapter 4: Grandfather’s Journal

We stayed for some time at a boarding house in Hampstead and while there met Mr Creswick and his family. An officer in Dad’s (sic) regiment brought them in to tea and I received an invitation to spend the next … Continue reading

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Chapter 2: Grandfather’s Journal

  On the morning of the 1st we arrived at the dock feeling very damp and dispirited, during the next few years we were fated to see a great deal more of this kind of weather than we could appreciate. … Continue reading

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Chapter 1: Grandfather’s Journal

(I found one of my grandfather’s journals while I was looking in a bin of family artifacts. It was written in a service book. It seems fitting somehow as the anniversary of the First World War approaches.  This, combined now … Continue reading

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World War One Photo..

 

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Moulin de la Galette: Loved by Artists, Moulin Rouge’s Older Wiser Sister

It was a piece of art that remained in my grandfather’s  portfolio; a cashe of his young life in Europe.  A time when he traveled with his mother and sister from Canada to England to follow his father in World … Continue reading

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