Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] – by Isabel Trott (2)

“Archives exists in the present, yet their endless “waiting without forgetting” locates them in the past.” Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] brings together eight dynamic graduating photographers from UCA Rochester in collaboration with REMLA (Royal Engineers Museum Library and Archive). In response to the archive the diverse photographers created individual works which shed new light on the historical material. Follow the work of the … Read More

Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] – by Laura Fisher (2)

“Archives exists in the present, yet their endless “waiting without forgetting” locates them in the past.” Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] brings together eight dynamic graduating photographers from UCA Rochester in collaboration with REMLA (Royal Engineers Museum Library and Archive). In response to the archive the diverse photographers created individual works which shed new light on the historical material. Follow the work of the … Read More

Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] – by Laura McEwan (1)

“Archives exists in the present, yet their endless “waiting without forgetting” locates them in the past.” Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] brings together eight dynamic graduating photographers from UCA Rochester in collaboration with REMLA (Royal Engineers Museum Library and Archive). In response to the archive the diverse photographers created individual works which shed new light on the historical material. Follow the work of the … Read More

Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] – by Sophie Jones (1)

“Archives exists in the present, yet their endless “waiting without forgetting” locates them in the past.” Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] brings together eight dynamic graduating photographers from UCA Rochester in collaboration with REMLA (Royal Engineers Museum Library and Archive). In response to the archive the diverse photographers created individual works which shed new light on the historical material. Follow the work of the … Read More

Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] – by Isabel Trott (1)

“Archives exists in the present, yet their endless “waiting without forgetting” locates them in the past.” Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] brings together eight dynamic graduating photographers from UCA Rochester in collaboration with REMLA (Royal Engineers Museum Library and Archive). In response to the archive the diverse photographers created individual works which shed new light on the historical material. Follow the work of the … Read More

Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] – by Laura Fisher (1)

“Archives exists in the present, yet their endless “waiting without forgetting” locates them in the past.” Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] brings together eight dynamic graduating photographers from UCA Rochester in collaboration with REMLA (Royal Engineers Museum Library and Archive). In response to the archive the diverse photographers created individual works which shed new light on the historical material. Follow the work of the … Read More

The Start of the First World War

World War 1 began on 28 July 1914 precisely one month after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir of Austria Hungary. Austria-Hungary considered this a declaration of war, kick starting one of the most devastating conflicts in human history. Leading countries such as Germany and Italy as well as Britain, France and Russia joined in the war effort … Read More

16 July 1917 – The Third Battle of Ypres begins

From July to November 1917 the British began to fight for control of the ridges South and East of the Belgian city of Ypres in West Flanders. Passchendaele, as it was referred to, was the last ridge East of Ypres, five miles from a railway junction at Roulers which was vital to the supply system of the German 4th Army. … Read More

The Attack on the Redan

On 18 June 1855, four members of the Royal Engineers, were awarded VCs during the Crimean Campaign. They were Lt Gerald Graham, Lt Howard Elphinstone, Colour Sgt Peter Leitch and Pte John Perie. During the siege of Sevastopol, the French and British command agreed that the Russian fortifications should be taken and secured. The French objective was the Malakoff Tower, … Read More