The Immortal Dead: Memorials to the Fallen of the First World War

November 11th 1920. The Cenotaph was unveiled to the British public. It stands in Whitehall, as the national War Memorial for the United Kingdom. Just a year before on the Peace Day Celebrations, Edwin Lutyens erected a temporary wooden memorial in the same place, as a representation of those whose bodies remain elsewhere. From thatContinue reading “The Immortal Dead: Memorials to the Fallen of the First World War”

Enid Bell

This blog was written as apart of myself and Lucy Betteridge-Dyson’s blog series, World War Women. Women from all walks of life made a contribution to the First World War, even the daughter of the man who would later become Prime Minister of New Zealand. Beatrice Enid Bell was born in Wellington in 1888, toContinue reading “Enid Bell”

L’ange Français – Nicole Girard-Mangin

This blog was written as apart of myself and Lucy Betteridge-Dyson’s blog series, World War Women. Today, our doctors and nurses have been indispensable, not just in the United Kingdom, but all over the world. They have kept those in need alive and ensured those who suffered were (and are) well looked after. The sameContinue reading “L’ange Français – Nicole Girard-Mangin”