18 December 2017
Remembering Richard – the ‘Ace’ who fought in the greatest dogfight of the war
Tuesday 19 December marks 100 years since Captain Richard Aveline Maybery was killed in aerial combat during the First World War. Here is more about the man described as the “bravest and most dashing air fighter” by his commanding officer.
A burial service for four Canadian First World War soldiers will take place at 13:30 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Loos British Cemetery in France.
Ten thousand members of the public will be invited to march past the Cenotaph to mark the centenary of the Armistice later this year, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright announced today.