1917-1918

1917 to 1918

THIS WEEK IN 1995: Old soldiers are still sharp shooters

A First World War veteran came face to face with a team which recreated the times in which he fought during a visit to Portsdown Hill.

Heritage
The Denmead and Hambledon Home Guard in August, 1944 - captured outside Jubilee House, Ashling. Can you name anyone?

Can you identify men who served in the Hambledon and Denmead Home Guard?

CHARITY trustees are on a mission to immortalise the memory of a group of noble wartime volunteers – and they need your help.

Defence
Youngsters from France, Germany and Gosport feature in a previous rendition of Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

European schoolchildren set to unite for First World War spectacular in Gosport

SCHOOLCHILDREN from a trio of nations will join forces for the finale of a touring show.

News
Passchendaele. Picture: Imperial War Museum

Pompey Pals will lay wreath at Guildhall Square for Passchendaele dead

A CHARITY will lay a wreath to honour soldiers who died during the Battle of Passchendaele.

Defence
The Howe Division crest.

Yet another Pompey lad doing his bit

There has been much recently about the Portsmouth Pals and the local soldiers who fought in the First World War.

Heritage
Troops going over the top at the start of the Battle of the Somme in 1916 during a training exercise behind the lines

Another two months will see us back in dear old England...

Michael Davison found his father Harry’s captivating letters to his wife as the world commemorated the start of the First World War. They were in one of her drawers.

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