No matter in what avenue your family member served – whether they joined the Forces, did what they could in the factories and fields the Home Front, travelled to tend the sick on the battlefields of the Western Front or worked for the government – theirs
The Battle of the Lys 1918
The Battle, in its entirety, took place between 7th and 29th April 1918, and is also known as the Lys Offensive, the Fourth Battle of Ypres, the Fourth Battle of Flanders and Operation Georgette. It formed part of the 1918 German offensive in Flanders du
‘RAF100’ – A centenary of the Royal Air Force
Founded on April 1st, 1918 during the First World War, the RAF is the oldest independent air force in the world. Today our nation will come together to recognise 100 years’ worth of innovation, comradeship, dedication, sacrifice and achievements. READ MOR
The Women’s Royal Naval Service
Celebrating those who served in the Women’s Royal Naval Service (W.R.N.S) and those who have served or are currently serving in the Royal Navy. READ MORE HERE:
The Battle of Cambrai 1917
This was the day that tanks were used en masse for the first time in the history of warfare as the Battle of Cambrai 1917 began. READ MORE HERE:
Battle of Jutland WW1 – Timeline of Events.
The greatest naval battle since Trafalgar took place on May 31st – June 1st, 1916 when Sir John Jellicoe’s Grand Fleet met the German High Seas Fleet for the first time and only time at Jutland.