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Ask the Expert – military Malta mystery ›

25 August, 2011

Our resident military expert Paul Nixon, pictured below, answers your queries. From M Marshall in Barnet, Hertfordshire: ‘A relative called John Telford Graham (born 1890/91) came from Newcastle upon Tyne and served in the First World War. He belonged to The Army Medical Corps (Territorial Force) and died on 15 July 1917 in Malta. His army number was 386384 and… Read more ›

Ask the expert – lost in World War One ›

30 November, 2009

Our expert Stephen Rigden answers your questions: ‘My great uncle Tommy Venables was a private in the Cheshire regiment in the First World War. It was stated that he was ‘killed at home’ in November 1916, but no explanation is given, although we believe he drowned. Where can we go to clarify what happened?’ Irene Hartless Steve says: “Soldiers Died… Read more ›