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"The Great Sacrifice: A Tale of Heroism and Loss in James Clark's WW1 Novel" In the midst of Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty's epic struggle, lives were forever changed

Background imageKilled Collection: The Great Sacrifice by James Clark, WW1

The Great Sacrifice by James Clark, WW1
The Great Sacrifice by James Clark, originally published in the 1914 Christmas number of The Graphic. Depicting a dead soldier on a battlefield with an ethereal image of Christ on the cross shining

Background imageKilled Collection: Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty struggle

Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty struggle
THE FINAL PROBLEM The death of Sherlock Holmes; Holmes & Moriarty struggle at the Reichenbach Falls: apparently, both are killed. Date: First published: 1893

Background imageKilled Collection: 1967 Monaco Grand Prix: Lorenzo Bandini leads John Surtees. Bandini later crashed suffering fatal

1967 Monaco Grand Prix: Lorenzo Bandini leads John Surtees. Bandini later crashed suffering fatal injuries
Monte Carlo, Monaco. 4-7 May 1967. Lorenzo Bandini (Ferrari 312) leads John Surtees (Honda RA273). Bandini later crashed suffering fatal injuries. Ref-3/2801. World Copyright - LAT Photographic

Background imageKilled Collection: Goodbye, Old Man by Fortunino Matania

Goodbye, Old Man by Fortunino Matania
Colour print of the famous picture by Fortunino Matania showing a gunner saying farewell to his dying horse. The original was painted for the Blue Cross Fund to raise money for the charity during

Background imageKilled Collection: Australian troops counter-attack at Amiens, WW1

Australian troops counter-attack at Amiens, WW1
Australian troops hold the line at Villers Bretonneux nine miles east of Amiens during a German attack during the Battle of Amiens in April 1918

Background imageKilled Collection: Captain Cook killed by Hawaiian natives, 1779

Captain Cook killed by Hawaiian natives, 1779
Death of English explorer Captain James Cook in the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), 1779. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a painting

Background imageKilled Collection: Saving the Queens Colour at the Battle of Isandlwana (colour litho)

Saving the Queens Colour at the Battle of Isandlwana (colour litho)
3697386 Saving the Queens Colour at the Battle of Isandlwana (colour litho) by Neuville, Alphonse Marie de (1835-85); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageKilled Collection: GWR navvies, Treffgarne, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

GWR navvies, Treffgarne, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
A group of ten Great Western Railway navvies working on the Treffgarne railway at Nant Y Coy, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales

Background imageKilled Collection: Horatio, Lord Nelson

Horatio, Lord Nelson
Circular portrait of legendary British naval commander Horatio, Lord Nelson (1758 - 1805) surrounded by scenes depicting his death on the deck of the flagship HMS Victory

Background imageKilled Collection: 1967 Monaco Grand Prix: Lorenzo Bandini leads John Surtees. Bandini later crashed suffering fatal

1967 Monaco Grand Prix: Lorenzo Bandini leads John Surtees. Bandini later crashed suffering fatal injuries
Monte Carlo, Monaco. 4-7 May 1967. Lorenzo Bandini (Ferrari 312) leads John Surtees (Honda RA273). Bandini later crashed suffering fatal injuries. Ref-3/2815. World Copyright - LAT Photographic

Background imageKilled Collection: LCC-LFB fatal warehouse fire, Langley Street WC2

LCC-LFB fatal warehouse fire, Langley Street WC2
Three firemen died fighting this blaze in a Covent Garden warehouse in Langley Street. The first crews to arrive, from Clerkenwell fire station, found the warehouse well alight

Background imageKilled Collection: A gamekeeper and the bag of a days shooting

A gamekeeper and the bag of a days shooting Date: circa 1910s

Background imageKilled Collection: Diana, Princess of Wales

Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997) on a visit to St Columb, Cornwall

Background imageKilled Collection: Fitzwilliam Bewicke-Copley wedding

Fitzwilliam Bewicke-Copley wedding
Scene at the wedding of Lord Fitzwilliam (Major Hubert Francis Fitzwilliam Brabazon Foljambe) to the Hon Gladys Bewicke-Copley, with an archway of swords provided by the Royal Horse Guards

Background imageKilled Collection: JOSE MARTI

JOSE MARTI Cuban poet and freedom- fighter, active in cause of Cuban independence, killed fighting the Spanish

Background imageKilled Collection: Richard Dies at Bosworth

Richard Dies at Bosworth
Richard III is killed at the Battle of Bosworth, and the crown passes to his enemy, Henry, Duke of Richmond (Henry VII)

Background imageKilled Collection: Edward Thomas

Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917), English poet and critic, killed in the battle of Arras

Background imageKilled Collection: Battle of Salamis

Battle of Salamis
A Persian admiral, the bravest of the brothers of King Xerxes, is killed by the Greeks at the Battle of Salamis

Background imageKilled Collection: Redcross War Dogs Rescue

Redcross War Dogs Rescue
Two Red Cross rescue dogs, a German Shepherd - at this date also named Police Dog - and a Belgian Shepherd Dog, find the body of a man killed on the battlefield

Background imageKilled Collection: Kitten Trumpeter

Kitten Trumpeter
A mischievous black and white kitten playing a trumpet!

Background imageKilled Collection: SAINT TARCISIUS

SAINT TARCISIUS Roman Christian who was killed by passers-by as he carried The Host through the streets, during a period when Christians were persecuted Date: 3RD OR 4TH CENTURY

Background imageKilled Collection: PRINCESS DIANA

PRINCESS DIANA
DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES (1961-1997) Former wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, mother of Prince William and Prince Harry. Tragically killed in a car crash in Paris

Background imageKilled Collection: The Duke and Duchess of Kent and children

The Duke and Duchess of Kent and children
Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902-1942), Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (1906-1968) and their two eldest children, Edward (born 1935 and the current Duke of Kent) and Alexandra (born 1936)

Background imageKilled Collection: Portraits of Officers and Newspaper Correspondents killed in the Recent Battles in the Soudan

Portraits of Officers and Newspaper Correspondents killed in the Recent Battles in the Soudan (engraving)
1044820 Portraits of Officers and Newspaper Correspondents killed in the Recent Battles in the Soudan (engraving) by English School

Background imageKilled Collection: Queen Margaret placing a paper crown on the head of the Duke of York, c1450-c1460 (18th century()

Queen Margaret placing a paper crown on the head of the Duke of York, c1450-c1460 (18th century(?)). Artist: Brown
Queen Margaret placing a paper crown on the head of the Duke of York, c1450-c1460 (18th century(?)). Margaret of Anjou (1430-1482), Queen Consort of Henry VI of England with Richard Plantagenet

Background imageKilled Collection: EVCW2A-00122

EVCW2A-00122
Confederate General Thomas " Stonewall" Jackson mortally wounded by his own men at the Battle of Chancellorsville, 1863. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageKilled Collection: American Civil War: The Horrors Of War

American Civil War: The Horrors Of War, Confederate Soldier Killed By A Shell At The Battle Of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863. Photo, Albumen Print, By Alexander Gardner, 1821 1882

Background imageKilled Collection: South American cannibals, 16th century

South American cannibals, 16th century
South American cannibals. 16th-century artwork of indigenous people of South American dismembering and roasting their slain enemies

Background imageKilled Collection: Molly Pitcher. The Heroine of Monmouth

Molly Pitcher. The Heroine of Monmouth
The Heroine of Monmouth. Molly Pitcher, the wife of a Gunner in the American Army, who when her husband was killed, took his place at the gun

Background imageKilled Collection: Llest Colliery explosion, Glamorgan, South Wales

Llest Colliery explosion, Glamorgan, South Wales
A group of men and boys waiting for news of miners trapped underground following an explosion at Llest (Lluest) Colliery, Pontyrhyl, near Bridgend, Glamorgan, South Wales

Background imageKilled Collection: Odysseus & Penelope

Odysseus & Penelope
Having killed the Suitors, the hero Odysseus (Ulysses) embraces his faithful wife, Penelope, while two adoring maids watch them

Background imageKilled Collection: 1967 Monaco Grand Prix

1967 Monaco Grand Prix. Monte Carlo, Monaco. 4-7 May 1967. Lorenzo Bandini (Ferrari 312) leads John Surtees (Honda RA273). Bandini later crashed suffering fatal injuries. Ref-3/2815

Background imageKilled Collection: Formula One World Championship, Rd 3, San Marino Grand Prix, San Marino, Italy, 1 May 1994

Formula One World Championship, Rd 3, San Marino Grand Prix, San Marino, Italy, 1 May 1994
Roland Ratzenberger (AUT) Simtek S941, who was tragically killed in a crash during the Saturday qualifying session, poses with a specially commissioned Tech Bicycle

Background imageKilled Collection: Homotherium scimitar cats

Homotherium scimitar cats subduing their prey, artwork. This predator is an extinct member of the sabre-toothed cat family (Machairodontinae), which lived throughout Africa

Background imageKilled Collection: Theseus and the Minotaur, 1782 (marble)

Theseus and the Minotaur, 1782 (marble)
BAL34664 Theseus and the Minotaur, 1782 (marble) by Canova, Antonio (1757-1822); height: 145.4 cm; Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK; Italian, out of copyright

Background imageKilled Collection: Domestic Dog, Black Labrador Retriever, adult, holding shot Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

Domestic Dog, Black Labrador Retriever, adult, holding shot Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) in mouth, leaping wire fence and retrieving game on shoot, England, February

Background imageKilled Collection: Wandering spider eating a frog

Wandering spider eating a frog. Wandering spider (Phoneutria fera) eating a tree frog (Dendropsophus bifurcus) in understory vegetation above a rainforest pond

Background imageKilled Collection: Balloon event, Green and Cocking

Balloon event, Green and Cocking

Background imageKilled Collection: Soyuz 11 crew before launch, 1971

Soyuz 11 crew before launch, 1971
Soyuz 11 crew before launch. Soviet cosmonauts (left to right) Georgy Dobrovolsky, Viktor Patsayev and Vladislav Volkov at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Background imageKilled Collection: Martin Frobisher, English explorer

Martin Frobisher, English explorer
Martin Frobisher (c.1535-1594), English navigator and explorer. Frobisher became a cabin boy in 1544 and rose to the rank of captain by 1565

Background imageKilled Collection: PREV2A-00049

PREV2A-00049
Alexander Hamilton killed in a duel with Aaron Burr, 1804. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageKilled Collection: Killing an Elephant for food, Paris; Franco-Prussian War, 18

Killing an Elephant for food, Paris; Franco-Prussian War, 18
Illustration showing the killing of an elephant, in the Jardin des Plantes, for food during the Siege of Paris in the winter of 1870-1

Background imageKilled Collection: Cato the Younger

Cato the Younger
MARCUS PORCIUS CATO of Utica (the younger) great grandson of Cato the Censor : praetor, supporter of Pompey. A Stoic, he killed himself rather than accept Caesars pardon

Background imageKilled Collection: BARRY STATUE, PARIS

BARRY STATUE, PARIS
Memorial statue to Barry, a St Bernard dog who rescued 42 people in the Alps, but was killed by the 43rd who thought the dog was attacking him, Asnieres cemetery, Paris

Background imageKilled Collection: Formula One World Championship: Roland Ratzenberger Simtek S941 was tragically killed in a crash

Formula One World Championship: Roland Ratzenberger Simtek S941 was tragically killed in a crash during the Saturday
Roland Ratzenberger (AUT) Simtek S941 was tragically killed in a crash during the Saturday qualifying session. San Marino Grand Prix, Rd 3, San Marino, Italy, 1 May 1994

Background imageKilled Collection: The Zulu War, View of the Spot where the Prince Imperial was killed, looking East (engraving)

The Zulu War, View of the Spot where the Prince Imperial was killed, looking East (engraving)
1099689 The Zulu War, View of the Spot where the Prince Imperial was killed, looking East (engraving) by Prior, Melton (1845-1910) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Zulu War)

Background imageKilled Collection: The Zulu War, View of the Spot where the Prince Imperial was killed, looking West (engraving)

The Zulu War, View of the Spot where the Prince Imperial was killed, looking West (engraving)
1099688 The Zulu War, View of the Spot where the Prince Imperial was killed, looking West (engraving) by Prior, Melton (1845-1910) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Zulu War)

Background imageKilled Collection: Surprise Attack, 1871 (oil on canvas)

Surprise Attack, 1871 (oil on canvas)
BAL172725 Surprise Attack, 1871 (oil on canvas) by Vereshchagin, Vasili Vasilievich (1842-1904); 82x206.7 cm; Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow



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"The Great Sacrifice: A Tale of Heroism and Loss in James Clark's WW1 Novel" In the midst of Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty's epic struggle, lives were forever changed. The 1967 Monaco Grand Prix: Lorenzo Bandini leads John Surtees, but tragedy looms ahead. Captain Cook, a renowned explorer, met his untimely demise at the hands of Hawaiian natives in 1779. Australian troops bravely counter-attack at Amiens during World War I, leaving an indelible mark on history. GWR navvies toiled tirelessly in Treffgarne, Pembrokeshire, South Wales - their sacrifices shaping the nation's future. Horatio Nelson, a legendary figure in British naval history whose life was cut short on the battlefield. Edward Thomas' poignant words captured the essence of sacrifice and loss during times of war and turmoil. The LCC-LFB fatal warehouse fire in Langley Street WC2 claimed lives and left a lasting impact on London's firefighting efforts. A gamekeeper carries with him both triumphs and tragedies from a day spent shooting in the countryside. Sir Curzon Wyllie fell victim to assassination - an act that shook society to its core. Diana, Princess of Wales - her tragic death reminded us all of how fragile life can be.