Armistice centenary, RAF centenary and supercentenarians!

Along with nearly 250,000 other under 18’s, 12 year old Sydney Lewis, being the youngest authenticated British soldier in WWI, (fighting at the Battle of the Somme), both my own and my husband’s respective maternal grandfathers, we know, as teenagers, also fought. My late mother would regularly recall how unnerving and alarming, as a child, she found the sound of … Read More