Fifteen Relatives Serving King and country

Folkestone, Hythe, Sandgate & Cheriton Herald 19 June 1915 George Marsh Mount married my 3rd cousin 3x removed Mary Jane Raines on 15 Oct 1877 at St Mary The Virgin in Elham, Kent. They had 10 children, including Arthur Frederick Mount mentioned in the above article. Two other sons, Albert Frank Mount and Percy Victor... Continue Reading →

The Sinking Of H.M.S. Exeter

H.M.S. Exeter pictured above from the Western Morning News of 16 Mar 1942. H.M.S. Exeter was an 8,500 ton cruiser and was one of 12 warships lost over three days during the Japanese invasion of Java. The battle was from 27 Feb to 1 Mar. The Exeter, of Graf Spee fame - she exchanged shell... Continue Reading →

Death floats lightly

A rumble of airplanes can be heard in the night sky, but it is paid no heed because it is now almost constant. Loud bangs approach and recede again, recorded only in the subconscious. Flashes of light occur, ignored through the black out curtains. And then silence. Death approaches, but you are unaware. And then........ Continue Reading →

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