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Alexander Stevens and the First World War

Published on: Author: Harriet Gaston 2 Comments

A staff post from Jesper Ericsson, Curatorial Assistant at The Hunterian. The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition left England in September 1914. By that time, the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) had been bloodied at the Battle of Mons the previous month and forced to retreat south into France thanks to a rapid German advance. The last snippets… Continue reading