July 2013 Blog Posts (2)

Kenyan heroes who died in First World War mere footnotes

Updated Saturday, July 20th 2013 at 19:14 GMT +3

By Amos Kareithi

When an Austria-Hungary monarch, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated 99 years ago in Sarajevo, it appeared like a remote act of no consequence. In Africa,…


Added by Spirit of Remembrance on July 22, 2013 at 18:16 — No Comments

National War Memorial Dover

In celebration of their Commonwealth connections, a high-ranking delegation from Bangladesh visited East Kent last Friday to visit the site of the National War Memorial to be built on the White Cliffs. Led by Major Rafiqul Islam MP Bir Uttom, a renowned hero of Bangladesh’s own war of independence, the party of nine Members of Parliament and five officials was welcomed to Dover District Council by its Chairman and…


Added by Spirit of Remembrance on July 17, 2013 at 11:25 — No Comments


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