Video: Marc Dyos remembers his great-uncles Charles and Ernest Dyos

In this highly personal video, Marc Dyos visits Chertsey to talk about his great-uncles Charles and Ernest Dyos who both served in France during the Great War. The lives of Charles and Ernest Dyos, the two oldest in a family of seven children, were destined to be relatively short. In contrast, their five younger siblings,… Continue reading Video: Marc Dyos remembers his great-uncles Charles and Ernest Dyos

Charles and Ernest Dyos: Two early volunteers

Charles and Ernest Dyos were brothers from a large family who lived in White Hart Yard off Guildford Street in Chertsey. Both Charles and Ernest had sampled life beyond Surrey before joining the Army in the first few months of the Great War. For different reasons, their experiences of the Western Front were destined to… Continue reading Charles and Ernest Dyos: Two early volunteers