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The Fourth of July

America will be celebrating it’s 344th year of Independence from Britain in the 18th Century on the 4th of  July, 2020. I think it was the late 1770s, or the early 1780s. Well, 1776 to be exact, when George Washington declared the American colony’s independence from their English colonial masters.  After fighting the Brits extremely […]

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England Newcastle under Lyme Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent United Kingdom (UK) WW1

Saving Captain and Private Bennetts

Seems there’s more interesting stories in the Newcastle Staffordshire graveyard of Saint Margaret’s. .. I stumbled upon this gravestone at the rear of the old ancient cemetery. Seems we have there a gravestone that records the death of three brothers the Bennett family of Porthill during World War I  (1914 -1918). Two soldiers including Captain […]