The War Diaries of Roger Stamp

October 19, 2018 no comments

Over the past three years we’ve been publishing extracts from the war diaries of Stockton man Roger Stamp.  Lance Corporal Stamp served in France, participating in the Second Battle of Ypres.  Wounded three times he was discharged on medical grounds after sustaining injuries from an exploding bomb at Guemappe in… Read Full Story

Sergeant Robert Nicholson, Royal Engineers

October 9, 2018 no comments

With the centenary of the end of the First World War fast approaching we were very grateful to receive a history of Robert Nicholson, researched and compiled by his granddaughter Glen Clerk. Sergeant Nicholson of the Royal Engineers received the Military Medal for gallant conduct and devotion to duty, presented… Read Full Story

One for the Road Archive Film

October 5, 2018 no comments

Following on from our post about the North East Film Archive’s Search and Rescue campaign it would have been rude not to get distracted by the wonderful collection of archive film available on their website. One piece of film that caught our eye was One for the Road, a ten… Read Full Story