Some of the lads from the 10th Essex and our friends from the 2nd Battalion Bord…

Some of the lads from the 10th Essex and our friends from the 2nd Battalion Border Regiment Great War Living History at Brooklands Museum in the autumn of last year. Mobility for soldiers during the great war came in a number of different forms. In an age of truly mechanised industrial warfare, men could be

Brompton Cemetery Memorial Service

On Wednesday 7th November 2018, we were invited to take part in a memorial and dedication service at Brompton Cemetery, West London. Working in partnership with the Royal Parks Guild, The Royal Hospital Chelsea and the Royal Parks after 3 years of planning the event took place. A specially-inscribed memorial stone was permanently placed in

Warley Chapel

Great event today at the Warley chapel with the 10th remembered with our stained glass window and Roll of Honour plus colours going back to Quatre Bras. One of the highlights was when an ex-RAF NCO told us that our rest on your arms reverse was the digs! Could it mean that we did it

Richmond Park Open Day

The 10th Essex at Richmond Park meeting the public and talking about the role the parks played in the Great War. Although the weather was rather challenging with constant rain throughout the morning we had a few visitors who braved the conditions. In the end there was about 1,100 visitors at the event down on

Our last time at the Great Dorset Steam Fair

This year has seen the annual Great Dorset Steam Fair (GDSF), which is held at Blandford, celebrate its 50th anniversary.  In conjunction with this commemoration, the WW1 trench complex which was constructed there in 2014, occupied by several individuals from the 10th Essex. This complex has been manned every year by historical interpreters. Along with