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Thanks to the following sources for information, documents and images

Some of these sites were simply used as sources of open-source information to write-up the stories of the men behind the medals, some lightly plagiarised in the interests of preserving history, others have sent useful information and assisted in the research. They are all listed here in aknowledgement of the contirbution they all made in their various ways, as they may be of assistance to your own research.

Special thanks to the following individuals

Scott Wishart - Trustee at Platt Village Memorial Hall for info and articles relating to George Bance and his family.
Peter Woodger - for the history of the 2/1st Wessex Field Ambulance, aiding the research into Walter Robert Stile MM.

Local and Specific Information

Platt War Memorial (Kent) - For information on local men in both world wars .
The Royal West Kent Regt in WW1 - By C T Atkinson - The movements of the QORWKR battalions in the Great War.
7th Border Regt, War Grave Project and Roll Of Honour - For specific information on the 7th Bn Border Regt for David Burton.
Kent Fallen - Kent local war memorials transcription and further research into the men named on them.
Tonbridge Men Who Died in WWI - Tonbridge Historical Society's research.
Australian 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion - Memorial and information site for veterans and research into this unit. For researching Kenneth Jack Howell.
Forces War Records - Has a page with detailed information regarding Prisoners of War held by the Japanese. Used while researching Kenneth Jack Howell.

More General Information

British Military Badges - for cap badge images.
The Long, Long Trail - and associated Great War Forum - Exstensive Great War info including British Army formations and their movements.
The Wartime Memories Project - for various info on units and their movements.
McMaster University - for original trench maps of France and Flanders.
Canadian Great War Project - Database of CEF soldiers who died.
Canadian Library & Archives - Currently digitalising the service records of all CEF Soldiers.
UK Photo Archive (Pay to download) - Extensive database of WW1 soldiers' portraits.
Ancestry - (Requires subscription) - Invaluable tool for research into family information, census forms, medal index cards and other service documentation.