21 November 2017
Casualties of Cambrai: Lieutenant Ewart Alan Mackintosh
Today marks 100 years since Lieutenant Ewart Alan Mackintosh was killed during the Battle of Cambrai. Here is more about the war poet.
New Zealand’s Minister of Defence visited the CWGC’s Buttes New British Cemetery yesterday to honour the country’s soldiers lost 100 years ago, as part of a First World War battlefields tour in Belgium.
Today, 15 February, marks 100 years since pilot and dance superstar Vernon William Blythe Castle died in a plane crash in Texas. Commemorated by the Commission in New York, Vernon was a distinguished pilot who flew hundreds of combat missions. Here is more about the man remembered as one of America’s first celebrity dancers.