7 November (1914)…

| November 7, 2021

Captain Eric John Western Dolphin 1st Battalion Hampshire Regiment The 1st Battalion Hampshire Regiment landed at Le Havre, France 23 August 1914 and fought as reinforcements at the Battles of Le Cateau (26 August 1914) and later at the Battle of the Marne (6 -1 2 September 1914), the Battle of the Aisne (13 – […]

Charms of Life in the Trenches

| April 21, 2015

Lieutenant George Samuel Ager, 16th Battalion CEF As time advances from one Great War anniversary to the next, I engage my grey cells in an exercise to find connection with  the Canadian Expeditionary Force of April 22 – 24, 1915. Specifically I search for something personal, a familar name to speak to the area northeast […]