Author Archives: Russell

An Englishman’s Home – an apology!

Further to my last post, I have now found that readers will not be able to see the clip of ‘Oh! What a Lovely War’ unless you view the post in your browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome etc.) If you … Continue reading

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An Englishman’s Home – a play by Major Guy du Maurier

One of the techniques employed by the County of London Territorial Force Association in preparation for the First World War was to use the power of the theatre to encourage recruitment. In 1909, the Adjutant of the London Cyclist Battalion, … Continue reading

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Royal Naval and Military Tournament 1909

The Londons had a chance to show off their prowess before the paying public in May 1909 at The Royal Naval and Military Tournament. The show ran from the 13th May to the 29th, with two performances per day. The … Continue reading

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