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Robert Middlemiss standing with Keller and Kessler

A blind veteran tours the US: the story of Robert Middlemiss

 A Sergeant-Major in the 2nd King’s Own Scottish Borderers, Middlemiss had been blinded at Gallipoli. He came to us at our then headquarters in Regent’s Park in September 1915 but his training there was interrupted by a very unusual request.  The B.…

Date
6 April 2017 21:00
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Sergeant Hetherington

Our blind one-armed doorman – who was Sgt Hetherington?

This presents an issue for us with our Historical Photographs Project when trying to identify people – particularly those with more popular surnames such as Smith or Brown.

Date
8 March 2017 10:00
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Navy wedding 1916

Childhood sweethearts celebrate their marriage this Throwback Thursday

To see more stories from our Historical Photography Project click here or check our Facebook page weekly for our #ThrowbackThursdays.

Date
13 February 2017 10:30
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