At the eleventh hour, Yorkshire remembers its fallen, and those left behind
VETERANS decorated in medals who fought on the beaches of Normandy, serving soldiers, schoolchildren and the families of those who sacrificed their lives in war – people of all ages stood side by side across Yorkshire in a show of respect on Armistice Day.
TO the discredit of football, and the unseemly war of words between Fifa and FA over whether England and Scotland’s players can wear a poppy during their World Cup qualifier on Armistice Day, one name – Donald Simpson Bell – has not been mentioned.
Life on board an ambulance train recreated - 100 years on from their busiest time
A WEEK after the start of the bloodiest battle in British military history, 6,000 men were loaded onto ambulance trains at Southampton ready to be taken to hospitals up and down the country for treatment.