Tag Archives: Robert Borden

Bertrand Russell letter to Peregrine Acland….

It has been a good week here at Field Punishment No. 1.  I’ve recently discovered several newspaper articles about and by Peregrine Acland, I sniped an auction on ebay for a hard to find edition (with jacket no less) of Folly, … Continue reading

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Court Circular from The Times…

*     *     *     *     * Acland’s was one of about fifty Military Crosses awarded on this occasion.  Also of note, Sir Julian Byng was made a Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, and David Ross Lauder … Continue reading

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The Prince Rupert Daily News (Part II)…

In Jonathan Vance’s brilliant study of Canada’s reaction to the First World War, Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning and the First World War much is made in Chapter 6: Safeguarding the Past, about the negative reactions to the realistic portrayals … Continue reading

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