Tag Archives: Military Medal

To End All Wars? A Personal View

My father was born on the eleventh November. As a child that was Dad’s birthday; it contained nothing more resonant than that. At some point however, and I wouldn’t have been very old, I realised it was also Remembrance Day … Continue reading

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William Harding Dyson 1896 – 1917 – one young man’s story

  William Dyson, Willie to his family, was born at the back end of the 19th Century into a reasonably comfortable family in Linton, in Cambridgeshire. He had two brothers, Allen and Edward and three sisters Mabel (Mabs), Gladys (Glad) … Continue reading

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