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Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley CB DSO PhD MA

News & Diary of Engagements December 2015

More updates can be found in the WW I Commemoration Section

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Christmas Truce 1915 Broadcasts
28 December 2015
A previously unknown diary has been donated to the archive of the Royal Welch Fusiliers describing a second Christmas ceasefire a year later in 1915...

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Equilibrium GlobalPublication of The Second Christmas Truce
Daily Telegraph; BBC and ITV Wales
26 December 2015
A year ago, at Frelinghien on the French-Belgian border, a remarkable commemoration took place. 100 years before, Captain Clifton Stockwell of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers, and Captain Friedrich von Sinner of the 2nd (Silesian) Jaeger Battalion...
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21-22 December 2015


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Great War commemoration meeting Cardiff
18 December 2015


Equilibrium GlobalBBC Wales, ITV Wales filming, Christmas Truce 1915

Wrexham Archives / RWF Trust
14-15 December 2015




strata fPublication of "The Garrisons of Strata Florida, 1407 and 1415" in Welsh Historical Review

This article provides an analysis of the royal garrisons deployed at Strata Florida Abbey in late 1407 and in 1415.
10 December 2015

Equilibrium GlobalWrexham Borough and County Archives/RWF Trust meeting
7-8 December 2015


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3-4 December 2015