Two TNT News reporters, Lola and Roberto discovered the grave of their great grandfather in a CWGC cemetery at Havrincourt.
Ladywood has always been known as an industrial area. Large factories employed thousands of workers. During World War I many women took up employment in the factories helping to manufacture items that were vital for the War Effort. Belliss & Morcom made steam compressors and munitions, whilst other companies like Bulpitt & Sons, which made […]
In July 2010 the Prince of Wales attended the dedication ceremony of a new Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery at Fromelles in northern France. Thousands of British and Australian soldiers were killed in a nearby battle in 1916 and many were dumped in huge mass graves by the German forces. Lembis Englezos, an Australian schoolteacher […]
On 25 May 2010 TNT was featured on Central News at the unveiling of the bench to commemorate the life of former Oratory School headboy and Dunkirk veteran Herbie Carter 1916-2007. It’s a shame they didn’t mention TNT by name, especially as they used some of our footage! Herbie’s story was featured in our April […]
Experts have revealed, during a major archaeological dig, that the remains of around 300 World War I soldiers are likely to be discovered at Fromelles in northern France. The remains of a number of bodies have already been discovered and various artefacts uncovered and identified. Most of the bodies are likely to be Australian and […]
The huge 140 feet high First World War memorial at Thiepval, France was opened eighty years ago. This report notes some of the names of Birmingham people who are listed on it. They are just a few of the 72,000 people who were killed in the area that have no known grave. Most were killed […]