Category Archives: World War 1

Riding the Old Front Line

A stalwart band of battlefield guides from Anglia Tours Limited and their friends and supporters have recently travelled the entire length of the WW1 Western Front from the Belgian coast to Switzerland raising funds for two charities. The main team … Continue reading

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Lowestoft and Lord Kitchener

It seems that one of Lowestoft’s best kept secrets is its connection with Lord Kitchener. By the outbreak of WW1 Field-Marshal Lord Kitchener was already a national figure, known for his successes at the Battles of Ferkeh and Hafir in … Continue reading

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Lowestoft WW1 Memorial

Recently a neighbour, knowing my interest in local and military history, showed me a programme for the dedication of the memorial to the 716 Lowestoft men killed during World War One. The sadder thing still about the memorial, apart from … Continue reading

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