Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

12/9/2013

Sent to hell on double-decker buses: Months earlier the buses had taken them to work in the City. Now they ferried the same men to the bloodbath of Ypres

As the new commanding officer of the British Grenadiers and his guardsmen marched into the Belgian town they had come to defend in mid-October 1914, Lt-Col Wilfrid Abel-Smith thought the place ‘rather nice, with its narrow, cobble-stoned streets and fine buildings’. It wouldn’t stay that way for long. for more click here

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