The station is nearby, in West End Lane, close to West End Green.
West Hampstead Fire Station
F. A. Wright
Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Our picture source and their Wikipedia page gives details about the origins of the regiment in 1756, the changes in its name - formally becoming the King's Royal Rifle Corps in 1830 - and its battl...
West Ham Pals
The 13th Battalion (West Ham) of the Essex Regiment, raised by the mayor of the borough. Volunteers from all over east London answered the call, leaving their families, jobs and their favourite foo...
In military terms, a salient is is a battlefield that is surrounded on several sides by enemy territory. There were five battles of Ypres. The first was in December 1914. The second ran from Apri...
The idea of a ceremonial burial for an unknown soldier came from a WW1 Army padre, Rev. David Railton. The French and the British acted on the idea in 1920 and over the years many other countries ...