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Tag Archives: World War One
One day a wireless was received that a ship was sinking a short distance away. She had been hit by two torpedoes and was sinking rapidly but two destroyers were hurrying to the rescue. We were all ordered to carry … Continue reading
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
(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
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
Found it in the stack of basement pictures- no clear information on this trench that I can find on the Internet- if you know anything please share!