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Falklands War Memorial in Portsmouth

The Falklands War Memorial in Portsmouth may be found in Broad Street, near to the Square Tower in the seafront. Many Royal Navy ships sailed from this port for the Falklands, some did not return. © DRW. 2013-2018. Added to … Continue reading

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Isandhlwana Battlefield, Natal

The Battle of Isandhlwana (aka Isandhlwana or Isandula) will rank as one of the most humiliating defeats suffered by an Imperial British Army in the annals of the British Empire.  52 Officers and 802 NCO’s and other ranks and a … Continue reading

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Delville Wood Memorial in Pretoria

My late maternal grandfather was a Delville Wood survivor, having been wounded on the 18th of July 1916. He never really spoke much about his experience at the battle, and if he had I probably would not have been able … Continue reading

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