Author: Carolyn Thornborow, with additional research by Phillip Thornborow

Mr Drake goes to Siberia

Carolyn Thornborow, with additional research by Phillip Thornborow

I inherited some old photograph albums from my late godmother.  One of the albums was put together by her father (Mr Drake) and records his army service with the 1/9th Battalion of the Hampshire Regiment, which included time in Russia (1918-1919). The 1/9th Hampshires were originally a Cyclists Battalion of the Territorial Army. However soon […]