Learning about the Battle of Boar’s Head

I have no credentials as a military historian but my role as one of the volunteers researching the ‘Boys on the Plaque’ has led me down some interesting First World War paths. One of these involves Robert Ivermee and the Battle of Boar’s Head on 30 June 1916. Although little remembered outside the county and rarely mentioned in histories… Read More Learning about the Battle of Boar’s Head

What’s in a name: researching Robert Ivermee (1888-1916)

What’s in a name: researching Robert Ivermee (1888-1916) by Research Volunteer Lyn Turpin As one of the volunteer researchers on the Boys on the Plaque project, I selected Robert Ivermee to research as I had already come across his name in conjunction with the four Pimm brothers I was researching. In 1910, Robert had married… Read More What’s in a name: researching Robert Ivermee (1888-1916)