115,950 prisoners to be housed in Britain, that constitutes a lot of people and the troops to manage them but more importantly, where to put them.
Curator at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Andrew Choong Han Lin shares the story of Marcus Bailey, who served on HMS Chester at the Battle of Jutland.
I am searching for relatives of Henri Joseph Borghys and Frans Buyssens.
Of the colonial nations which offered forces to the British effort in WWI, India was the nation who contributed the most; by 31st December 1919, over 877,000 combatants and over 563,000 non-combatants had been recruited from the country.
The Gypsy community in Cheshire currently has little academic writing about their involvement during the ‘Great War’, despite their presence in Cheadle being considerable.
Brunner Mond was established in 1873 by John Brunner and Ludwig Mond who were both leading figures in the chemical industry.
Brunner Mond chemical company flourished during the war effort by producing mass production employed a total of around 6,000 employees in the early stages of the war in 1914.