Monthly Archives: June 2016

Remembering Herbert Philip BONNEY – 1st July 1916

With the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme this July we know that thousands of men lost their lives during this horrific battle on the Western Front – many Framlingham families were affected, including the Bonney family whose son … Continue reading

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£5000 for an Estimate – Great Skill Competition!

Whilst researching the Framlingham Weekly News newspapers for any articles relating to the Red Cross Hospital in Easton, I found this interesting British Red Cross national fundraising notice from Saturday 11th November 1916. Framlingham Weekly News – Saturday 11th November … Continue reading

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Images of the Cenotaph in London

Recently whilst sorting my own collection of old WW1 related postcards I was surprised to find how many different photographs / pictures of the Cenotaph in London I have collected over the last couple of years – as the 100th anniversary of … Continue reading

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WW1 postcard sent from Mons in Belgium 18th November 1918

Always on the lookout for WW1 postcards or old photographs with a possible written name or clue to investigate, I recently purchased an old WW1 postcard on eBay from ‘Old Postcards’ one of my favourite online sellers. The postcard shows … Continue reading

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Grave photo research – W E Arrand

Another discovery at the Antiques Fair in Sussex on Sunday was a photographic postcard showing the grave of Lance Corporal W E ARRAND in Lucknow India who died on 22nd January 1925 aged 24 years – on the back someone … Continue reading

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Another WW1 photograph reunited!

On Sunday 5th June I visited an Antiques Fair at Lingfield Racecourse in Sussex and as always my eyes were peeled for any interesting old photographs or postcards, that I might be able to research. One such photo postcard of four … Continue reading

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