Tag Archives: World War I

The S. S. Winston-Salem goes to war… — North Carolina Collection

On December 27, 1919, Dewitt Chatham, a twenty year old resident of Fourth Street in downtown Winston-Salem raised her arm and said “I dub thee ’The City of Winston-Salem’ and broke a bottle over the bow of a 400 foot, … Continue reading

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April 3, Service from Canada to Karachi, Roll of Honour – Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

I saw this recently – April 3. Service from Canada to Karachi. Roll of Honour. On this day in 1919 Admirals Jellicoe, and Beatty (above) were both promoted to Admiral of the Fleet. They were both C in C of the … Continue reading

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New database documents fighters of independence of Ukraine from 1917-1924 — Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Quietly during the COVID-19 pandemic, an important database involving Ukraine’s history went online. Ukraine 1917-1924 has documented more than 16,000 people who were involved in the fight for Ukraine’s independence. This website is in ENGLISH and can be searched in … Continue reading

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March 2. With the Gurkha Rifles at Cassino. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

Today’s Roll records the deaths of two members of the Royal Marine Light Infantry. One from Lisburn died in the German air raid on Scarborough in 1915. Another from Groomsport died in France in 1917 following the amputation of a … Continue reading

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The first USS Jouett (DD-41) was a modified Paulding-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War I and later in the United States Coast Guard, designated as CG-13. She was named for Rear admiral James Edward Jouett. — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

USS JOUETT 1928 Jouett was laid down on 7 March 1911 by Bath Iron Works, Ltd., Bath, Maine; launched on 15 April 1912; sponsored by Miss Marylee Nally; and commissioned at Boston, Massachusetts on 24 May 1912, Lieutenant Commander W. … Continue reading

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Brave Little Belgium: The WWI little army that could —

This review of Brave Little Belgium was featured on Episode 105 of The Five By.  Check out the rest of the episode, which also features Codinca, Root: The Marauder Expansion, Dice Throne and Concept. Every so often there’s a discussion online … Continue reading

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February 15. Newry pilot’s DFC and 14 bombing missions. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

Robert Nugent from Belfast had served in China and India before WW1. He took part in the Gallipoli landing before serving in France. He was wounded on the Somme in January 1917 and died on this day at a Military … Continue reading

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January 25. Female medical trailblazer. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

Isabel Addley Tate is the only woman to be named on the Queen’s University War Memorial. One of the first woman graduates in medicine she died serving in a Military Hospital in Malta this day in 1917. On the same … Continue reading

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January 15 – Meaulte Military Cemetery. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

Two Skins died on this day in France in 1918. William Plunkett was from Fermanagh and Thomas Wallace from Annalong. Lieutenant Killen of the Royal Engineers died after serving through the Gallipoli campaign in WW1 and his grave is in … Continue reading

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Fokker Dr.1 – Manfred von Richthofen, 03-09-1917 – YouTube Video

In poking around YouTube today, I came across this video – Fokker Dr.1 – Manfred von Richthofen, 03-09-1917: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIiuyijwKRs (around 5:46 minutes long). It’s a silent film. Looks like Hermann Göring shows up at the 3:05 minute mark.

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