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Henry “Harry” LINDUPP (1827-1905)

Henry "Harry" LINDUPP (1827-1905) a poor working-class boy from Shoreham-by-Sea joined the Merchant Navy when he was 17 years old, jumped ship in Sydney, Australia in 1852 and joined thousands of others seeking their fortune during the gold…

Albert Edward KEARNEY (1895-1948)

Albert Edward KEARNEY (21yo) left for the First World War "fresh" faced, strong and healthy. He returned damaged and scarred for life. He was wounded at Fromelles less than one year after he enlisted. Albert's right hand was blown off…

Eaten Alive by Ants

Most of us have heard and used the expression: “I was eaten alive by …. (name your pest) …. last night.”  We throw the expression around casually to exaggerate our tale of misery from the night before battling dive bombing mosquitoes or our…