Ernest George Horlock V.C
Ernest George Horlock VC (also known as Ernest George Harlock) (24 October 1885 – 30 December 1917) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Horlock was Read more…
WW1 – 100 Thorneycroft Type J Lorry
This Type J lorry was delivered to the War Office on 28 March 1916, and is one of about 5,000 Js produced by Thornycroft during WW1 for the military. Many ex-military lorries which survived WW1 went into civilian use, as did this one which was sold in 1919 to W Read more…
Delville Wood Artillery
This World War 1 photo from the Herr Woerner Eugen Collection, shows the German side of the offensive at Delville Wood, this German soldier is overseeing the shell case dump on the German side of Delville Wood. Leading up to the Delville Wood parade this year we remind Read more…
Ubique took part in the 2018 Eastleigh Remembers event, which was staged to commemorate the WW1 clearing hospital that was located in the Leigh Road Recreation Ground. The event centered around the group’s portrayal of a typical clearing Hospital environment, and featured a ward tent, operating tent, Project 71’s 1915 Read more…
Pompey Pals Service of Commemoration 2018
The Pompey Pals Annual Service of Remembrance took place on the 8th September at the Guildhall precinct, with a number of veterans charities attending. Ubique were once again present, and again we had the distinct privileged of providing the Honour Guard. Assembling at 10:35, we were in position at 10h40, Read more…
Overlord sees a Sexton
The Fort Nelson Sexton SPG and detachment from Ubique attended the 2017 Overlord show. Mick and Tom were in attendance and ensured the Sexton was displayed to full advantage. We had to restock our brochures and we are confident that many first time visitors will be visiting Fort Nelson Read more…
The Ubique Group and HMS Loire presented a Waterloo gun firing exercise at Fort Nelson on the 15th June 2014.
D-Day 70 – Bay House
Nigel Hosier and Phil McGrath (Royal Armouries) and a small Ubique detachment of three accompanied the recently refurbished 25 pdr to a special D-Day 70 event at Bay House in Gosport. All images by Brody Kinnear.
The celebrations and commemorations for the 70th anniversary of D-Day have started in earnest. Fort Nelson was the pre-embarkation stop-over for a large number of the vehicle heading to Normandy for the 70th events. Fort Nelson and the Ubique detachment displayed the Sexton Self Propelled Gun as a surprise, much Read more…