Sending Johannes Home

Sending Johannes Home

Johannes Schutz, 9. Kompanie Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment 383. was Killed in action on the 9th April 1917. He is buried in the concentration graves at Langemark, in the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge Cemetery in an area that would have been very familiar to...
Hardingham – Four Crosses

Hardingham – Four Crosses

There’s a sort of axis of travel in everyone’s existence, roads that we travel often at various times that become embedded into us a part of our journey through life. Well worn paths that aren’t exactly desire lines, they are the things that link us...
The John Ross Robertson crosses

The John Ross Robertson crosses

On his fourth operational flight John Ross Robertson found himself in a dogfight with Oberleutnant Adolph Ritter von Tutschek, Robertson is not only out-experienced but his Sopwith Pup is outclassed by von Tutschek’s Albatross D111. After a one-sided fight Robertson...
Captain Henry Skrine

Captain Henry Skrine

The chill evening air of late September 1915 seeped through the greatcoats of the remaining men of A Company, 6th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry. They had seen a day of terrible fighting that had killed five of their number and wounded many more. Not far from the...