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Grandfather’s Journal 1916

Shortly after I had arrived at Barnet the weather became colder and one clear frosty, Sunday morning Dick came and informed us all that there was ice on Totteridge Long Pond. Mrs. Lattimer readily gave me permission to spend the … Continue reading

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Graves at Estaples

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Granfather’s Journal (16 years old): Chapter 5

Soon afterwards I commenced to go to Queen Elisabeth Grammar School in High Barnet. It was not a real boarding school but the headmaster took in a few boys and I was duly installed as one of the few. The … Continue reading

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German Submarine: World War One

In the peace negotiations that ended World War One Germany’s Imperial navy was  surrendered to the Allies. In the morning of April 15, 1919 this German submarine SM U  118 was on its way to Scapa Flow when it broke … Continue reading

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Cloth Hall : Ypres -World War One

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