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The Mud of Passchendaele

On 31 July 1917 the third battle of Ypres started. but it is more commonly remembered as the Battle of Passchendaele. A name synonymous with mud, wasted lives and no gains for the high cost in human lives. The battle took … Continue reading

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Clement Robertson VC.

Clement Robertson (15/12/1890 – 04/10/1917) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Zonnebeke, Belgium, On 4 October 1917. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 14 December 1917, Supplement: 30433, Page: 13222, reads: “2nd Lieutenant Clement Robertson, … Continue reading

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