Tag WWI

The Inglis Bridge

Inglis Bridge Mark I
This post has been updated and moved to HERE ################################################################################### Keeping with the current theme of the WWI commemoration I want to expand on an earlier post on WWI bridging, specifically looking at the Inglis Bridge. That should actually read,…

WWI Casualties

From the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website, WWI casualties by nation state. With the anniversary this year there will no doubt be many issues about ignoring the sacrifice of service personnel from Commonwealth nations in any commemoration, I think it…

UK Military Bridging – WWI

The 'Tunnelers Bridge'
As the Boer War drew to a close most of the Royal Engineer units returned to the UK and a period of re-organisation followed that culminated in the formation of three bridging Companies, allocation of Field Companies to Divisions and…

The First World War as a Pub Fight

Blatantly stolen from Rantin Rab who stole it from other people! [browser-shot width=”600″ url=”;] Are You Looking at My Pint? Germany, Austria and Italy are stood together in the middle of the pub, when Serbia bumps into Austria, and spills…