Supercentenarian milblogger

(nonagenarian blog posts)

World’s Oldest Milblogger Tells All, William Henry Bonser (“Harry”) Lamin
from Kris Alexander at Danger Room from Wired.com http://blog.wired.com/defense/

Military blogs have changed the way we follow and understand war. One British soldier’s “blog” is gaining a large readership on the internet as he details the daily routine of being a soldier…in WWI.

Bill Lamin, Harry’s grandson, has done an excellent job of researching the historical background and weaving an interesting narrative of both the battlefield and the homefront. Worth a look.

http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/01/worlds-oldest-m.html

WW1: Experiences of an English Soldier This blog is made up of transcripts of Harry Lamin’s letters from the first World War. The letters will be posted exactly 90 years after they were written. To find out Harry’s fate, follow the blog! http://www.wwar1.blogspot.com/


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  1. 1 worldwar1letters 2008 August 11 at 2:26 pm

    Harry Lamin is not the only one! To read about Sgt. Sam Avery who was a New England soldier that served on 2 fronts during the First World War. His letters from 1916-1919 can be found at http://worldwar1letters.wordpress.com/. Come visit and march along with Sam.


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