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Humorous Review of 1919

Snippets 212.  Exactly one hundred years ago today, on 1st January 1920, the West Sussex Gazette carried a very tongue-in-cheek look back on previous year, titled “Humorous Review of the Year 1919”. The following are the highlights of this amusing … Continue reading

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Face to the Foe (Snippets 20)

Ernest Craigie Melville was a Lieutenant in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders during the First World War.  While he was serving, he wrote a book of Poems from the Trenches, which was published in 1918.  He was born in 1887, … Continue reading

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