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Battle of the Somme – in honour of all who fought, died and those who survived the carnage

A vigil is being maintained at the Thiepval Memorial, to mark the moment troops first went into battle on 1 July. This is the memorial that the England football team couldn’t be bothered to visit as the journey would have … Continue reading

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The British Cemetery………….Lisboa

The British Cemetery in Lisbon is to be found adjacent to St George’s Church in Rua São Jorge.Part of the Treaty of 1654 negotiated between Cromwell and King João IV of Portugal stipulated that English subjects living in Portugal should … Continue reading

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