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SACRED to the MEMORY of Frederick Innocent

We recently came across this remembrance card to Frederick Innocent n the family "archives". We presume the family had the framed tribute made sometime shortly after they were informed of Fred's death. At this point, it was unlikely that he was in fact dead but hiding...

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A Talk, The Killing of the Iron Twelve, by Hedley Malloch

  In November, 2019, the Yorkshire Branch of The Western Front Association welcomes Dr Hedley Malloch whose talk at this monthly meeting concerns a very controversial event which occurred early in the war. On 25 February 1915, the Germans shot eleven British...

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The Killing of the Iron Twelve

The Killing of the Iron Twelve by Hedley Malloch Written by Hedley Malloch, this meticulously researched account, grippingly and vividly recounts the events and fate of the soldiers on the run and the French civilians who helped them. The story is one of dramatic...

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Torn Apart

Torn Apart, a novel by David Arrowsmith This novel, based on the Iron12 story, is available from Amazon  in paperback and Kindle Edition. The central character, Charlie, depicts Fred Innocent, one of the soldiers executed as a spy by the Germans on February 25th,...

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