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Through our research into the 221 men commemorated by the organ we are discovering new information all the time. Our volunteer researcher’s blog, Meet the Soldier, highlights some of these stories from the past. 

Campbell Bunk Soldiers

I first heard of Campbell Bunk some time in 1971. I was then a public health inspector working for Islington…

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Close Up Of Gravestone Of Arthur Norton

Arthur William Norton

First, a caveat: this section of the website invites you to Meet the Soldier, but this blog will introduce you…

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D. Hall & Company, Stroud Green Road. Islington Local History Centre

Thomas Ivor Hall

Archival research is an often solitary occupation, never more so than in spring of 2020 when I was stuck at…

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Lorraine Planting A Cross In Memory Of Henry Cross At Westminster Abbey

Henry Cross

In September 2018, I picked up a flyer at St Mellitus Church. It invited parishioners to join a new research…

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Men At Hare Hall Training Camp, Essex

Harry Creighton

Henry Richard Creighton, known as Harry, was one of the first soldiers I researched who came back from the war.…

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