Some Desperate Glory

"My friend, you would not tell with such high zest
To children ardent for some desperate glory,
The old lie; Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori"

Stories from the Front
As reported at the time & details supplied by local people of relatives who survived the war

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Oliver French Died in Sittingbourne 1958

Sydney Lewis Died at Moreuil Wood 1918

Lawrence Mears Died in Flying accident 1918

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Walter Wood & Wife September 1917 Royal Engineers of 42 Park Road Div Sig Co, Motorcyclist Corps,

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George W Antrichan who lost a foot in the Great War


Fred Harris: Royal Field Artillery RND

Arthur Lewis: A personal account of one Sittingbourne mans war.

Kent men in action on Messines Ridge 1917

William John Earl: A Newington man.

Percy Kemsley

Mentioned in Dispatches, Christopher Rogers

The Faversham Gun Powder Explosion

General Bridges: An Australian Generals Death

Great stand by the Buffs: March 1918

A Tonge Soldiers Captivity 

Inside a Tank during an attack

Private H V Vanderpeer: Over The Top..Coming Soon

Pictures around the Town 

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Far left sitting down Walter Monk from Milton

Steve McGarry 2001