Lest We Forget

John Griffin and Sarah Jane Goodland

John Griffin married Sarah Jane Goodland on March 24, 1884, in the parish church of St. Paul in Kewstoke, Somerset, England. They had five sons and one daughter.

Who is Huff Hobbs?

I’ve been attempting to identify several men who were identified by their nicknames in a World War I era photo that features my great-grandfather, including “Huff” Hobbs.

World War I: May, 1917, France

I found this military photo amongst my Grandmother’s things. I’ve tried to identify the men in the picture back to their army records.

James Robert Squires

When James Robert Squires was born on March 1, 1872, in Chester, Cheshire, England, his mother, Sarah (nee Webb) (1842-1915), was 30. I’m not sure what happened to him…