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Albert William Venus died at Bellewaarde Ridge (via the Hull Daily Mail)

6 British Soldier of World War I were buried today in Ieper

The remains of Gunners Joseph William Rowbottom and Albert William Venus, along with the unknown remains of four other soldiers of the Great War were buried today at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Ieper Town Cemetery Extension, Ieper, Belgium on April 20, 2016.  Both Gunners Joseph W. Rowbottom (born 1888) and Albert W. Venus (born 1893) …

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REVIEW: Ypres 1914: Langemarck by Jack Sheldon & Nigel Cave

These three Battleground Europe books on Ypres 1914 mark the centenary of the final major battle of the 1914 campaign on the Western Front. Although fought over a relatively small area and short time span, the fighting was even more than usually chaotic and the stakes were extremely high. Authors Nigel Cave and Jack Sheldon …

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