Month: September 2018

Army remembers Intelligence Officer who saved 10,000 Jews from the Nazis

An Army Reserve Centre in Stourbridge hosted members of a former Intelligence Corps and MI6 officer’s family and descendants of some of the people whom he saved in Nazi Germany. A twelve-foot long wall mural telling the life story of Major Frank Foley CMG, a quarter-scale miniature replica of a statue unveiled in a Stourbridge park and an Enigma machine, used by Britain’s…

Centennial commemoration of Herefordshire-born Victoria Cross recipient

Herefordshire dignitaries and members of the Allan Leonard Lewis VC Memorial Fund will honour and commemorate the death of Lance Corporal Allan Leonard Lewis VC on Friday 21st September 2018 – 100 years to the day of his passing. Lance Corporal Lewis took part in the final allied push to break the German Hindenburg Line in late 1918. He showed exceptional bravery under…

Worcester cadet embarks on Canadian adventure

One lucky cadet from the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) at The King’s School, Worcester embarked on a transatlantic adventure over the summer to take part in a course at the Royal Canadian Army Cadet (RCAC) Rocky Mountain Cadet Training Centre. Cadet Corporal Charlie Mackintosh tells us all about his amazing experience in his account below: Every year 12 Army cadets from the Army Cadet…

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