- Andy DeComyn Public Art
- Web-site of Andrew DeComyn,
sculptor of the Shot at Dawn Memorial statue. Includes
photographs of the SAD statue as well as examples of
other works which illustrate Andrew's tremendous talent.
- Sited in the National
Forest, near Lichfield, Staffordshire, it is living
tribute to the wartime generations of the twentieth-century
and includes the Shot at Dawn Memorial. In November 2003, the
administration of the NMA was taken over by the Ministry
of Defence and Royal British Legion.
- Diocesan Board of
Lichfield - NMA
- Web-site of the Diocesan
Board of Lichfield includes pages relating to the
National Memorial Arboretum.
- Silent Cities
- With a title taken from the
book compiled in the 1920s, this expanding website
carries photographs of war cemeteries and graves of those
killed on the Western Front, regardless of the manner of
death; hence the inclusion of a number of those shot at
dawn. It includes site layout maps of cemeteries featured
and is highly-recommended.
- Simon Farr's
- Research and information
relating to action centred around Ypres. Includes
material concerning the execution of British soldiers and
an extensive and fascinating Q and A page.
- The subject is twentieth
century British Criminal and Military History and
includes an excellent bibliography. Of particular
interest is an examination of Capital Courts Martial
relating to members of both the Middlesex Regiment and
the Royal Engineers.
- Fallen Heroes
- World War One material
compiled by pupils and staff of Tideway School, Newhaven,
East Sussex. It features pages relating to those shot at
dawn, including a visit to Poperinge and shows chilling
photographs of the execution post in the town.
- A Few Good Men
- A Bristol-based band whose
song Deserter reflects its feelings on the
treatment of those executed.
- Combat Stress
- The ex-services mental
welfare organisation exists for those who experience
psychological problems as a result of their involvement
in conflicts around the world.
- Other relevant
- Commonwealth War Graves
- Describes the history and
purpose of the Commission and, importantly, includes
access to the Debt of Honour Register database with
individual pages for each victim and location of
commemoration or burial site; an invaluable facility.
- Comrades and Colleagues
- Run by former service
personnel, this is a military reunion site, with 50,000
members, for UK, Canadian, New Zealand and Australian
- Gallipoli Association
- Organisation formed to
further the memory of the fated World War One campaign to
defend the Dardenelles.
- Western Front
- Excellent site carrying
extensive information on all aspects of that area of the
war, including impressive photographic material.
- The Long, Long Trail
- For those researching a
relative, or any aspect of World War One, this is an
great source of information.
- The Wardrobe
- Excellent website of the
Wiltshire, Berkshire and Gloucestershire Regimental
Museum in Salisbury. War diaries and much other useful
information can be found on-line and facilities are in
- The Thin Blue
- Honours Sussex police
officers who served and fell during WW1.
- First World War.Com
- Well-presented web-site
with articles and information on many aspects of World
- Dedicated to Siegfried
Sassoon. Includes biographies of those he knew, other war
poets and World War One literature in general. Very
- Great Northern Publishing
- Publishers of The Great War
magazine, which has included pieces relating to the Shot
at Dawn Memorial, as well as contributions detailing
- The Royal
- Full information on
history, services and campaigns of the organisation,
including the annual Poppy Appeal.
- Battle for Justice
- Campaign website for those
seeking justice for Flight-Lts Rick Cook and Jon Tapper,
the two Chinook pilots wrongly convicted of negligence
following the crash over the Mull of Kintyre in 1994. All
27 on board were killed and included a number of high-ranking
civil servants and military personnel. In April 2001 the
House of Lords voted to convene a Select Committee to
investigate the crash. The inquiry was published on 31st
January 2002 and found that the charge of negligence
against the two pilots was wholly unjustified. To date no
response has been received from the Ministry of Defence
or the RAF.
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- A man in
abject fear of death.
- But fear
had gripped him, so had death;
- His number
had gone up that day,
- They might
not heed his frightened eyes,
- They shot
him when the dawn was grey,
when the dawn was grey,
- He stood
there in a place apart,
- The shots
rang out and down he fell,
- An English
bullet in his heart.
- An English
bullet in his heart!