Isaac Hall, centre, with Charlie Knocker and Billy Glass, working as a radio operator with the Royal Ulster Rifles in Borneo Remembrance is for everyone, said former soldier Isaac Hall. Some soldiers fell on the battlefield; some were killed ... BBC, 1 month ago
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Sandwiched between India and China is a tiny nation which forms the roof of the world. Nepal is a country of hill and shadow. On a Nepalese morning there are two queues of men nudging towards two wooden tables. Sat at each table is a man in uniform, ...British Medical Journal, 1 week ago
MONTHS into what promises (or threatens) to be more than four years of Remembrance is a good moment to think about what it is that we are remembering, and what the First World War meant for society and culture, for people and communities, and for ...ChurchTimes, 1 week ago
Colour Sergeant Alan Dennis was awarded Conspicuous Gallantry Cross He had risked his life to rescue three comrades while under fire in 2009 Sgt Dennis broke his arm in explosion but continued to fire his rifle He had only just recovered from being ...Capital Bay, 3 weeks ago
Treasure hunting in Tanawal A traveller revisits Abbottabad on a mission: excavate undiscovered Buddhist remains and medieval fortresses. What he discovers are great changes to the landscape but few in the strange lore of the land By Salman ...DAWN Group, 3 weeks ago
Cameron launches appeal for £1million fund to build last memorial to troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan
NOVEMBER 2009 Warrant Officer Class 1 Darren Chant, 40, Walthamstow. 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards. Sgt Matthew Telford, 37, Grimsby. 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards. Gdsm Jimmy Major, 18, Grimsby. 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards. ...Capital Bay, 1 month ago
MEDICAL and health, dental, fire and rescue services previously under the Directorate of Logistics, Ministry of Defence have been integrated into the Combat Support Services of the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF), its commander said yesterday. RBLF ...Brunei Times, 1 month ago
JUST when it seemed that the heavy hand of Socialist Realism had crushed all literary creativity, the Russian novel was reborn in 1958 with Pasternak's Dr Zhivago, followed by the works of Solzhenitsyn, and, in 1966, by The Master and Margarita. ...ChurchTimes, 1 month ago
In Kabul earlier this year, I met a British officer around my own age. One April afternoon, when snow still clad the peaks above the Afghan capital, he stood by a Foxhound armoured vehicle, bound for mid-tour R&R. At his feet lay a long bundle. The ...MSNBC Newsweek, 1 month ago
A total of 453 British soldiers did not live to see the formal end to Britain's 13-year war in Afghanistan on Sunday, when the Union Jack was lowered for the last time at Camp Bastion . The Ministry of Defence has collected pictures of all of them ...Huffington Post UK, 1 month ago The Faces Of The 453 Britons Killed In Afghanistan In One Image Huffington Post UK, 1 month ago Britain's War In Afghanistan Comes To An End Sky News, 1 month ago
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