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Major Hugo White, Bodmin keep. Cornwalls Regimental Museum
Posted on November 13, 2018

A Soldier’s Life For Me…

Hugo White, sits at his desk in the museum, clicking away at his typewriter, with his faithful companion Nessie at...

Passing Bells, Poppy Tribute, Bodmin Keep, Cornwall's regimental Museum
Posted on November 13, 2018

A Fitting Tribute

Visualising the design. By Lesley Anne Harris.  When we began discussing the First World War commemorative poppy exhibit, our first...

The Trench, Armistice, The last Signal, Bodmin Keep, Cornwalls regimental Museum,
Posted on November 13, 2018

The Last Signal

Hostilities will cease at 11 hours. Everybody knows that the Armistice, ending The Great War, was signed on the 11th hour...

Bright but Cold - Armistice day 1918, The Trenches, Ypres
Posted on November 13, 2018

“Bright but cold”

The 11th November, as everyone knows, marks the end of the First World War, but it was also the culmination...

Tyne Cot, Cemetary, Ypres, WW1
Posted on November 13, 2018

A Teenager’s Tribute

My Visit to The Front Line. By Flower Sykes. Recently I went on a week long school history trip to...

Private Sambrook, Battle of Mons, A German picklehaubes helmet
Posted on August 23, 2018

“The Old Contemptibles” .

Battle of Mons 23rd August 1914 The 1st Battalion of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry was stationed at The...

minden day, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, minden rose, cornwalls regimental museum,
Posted on August 1, 2018

The Minden Rose

August 1st marks Minden Day, which is a regimental anniversary celebrated by certain units of the British Army. Up to...