World War I

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Registers of Soldiers’ Final Effects Now Online

Soldiers’ Effects Registers show the money paid by the British Government to the next of kin of men killed in action in WWI and the Boer War Mothers were the most commonly listed next of kin Records feature military men including Military Cross recipient Second Lieutenant Walter Tull and Prime Minister’s son Lieutenant Raymond Asquith …

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WWI Veteran Recalls Remarkable Christmas Truce of 1914

Late veteran of the Northumberland (Hussars) Yeomanry and Royal Field Artillery speaks of the unofficial truces, 100 Christmases ago The former soldier from Newcastle, Captain George B Jameson MC, reveals incredulity in the trenches as word spreads Recording to be shared for the first time on the National Army Museum website to commemorate the centenary …

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