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How to find out more about your family in WWI

How do you find out about your family and the First World War? Don’t be daunted, it’s easier than it’s ever been. With the WWI centenary upon on us, there is a lot of interest in family research. Many new … Continue reading

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Britain’s youngest soldier

Patriotism ran feverishly high in the first few years of WWI and many underage boys lied about their age to sign up. Some of them were discovered before being sent into action, but others actually went into battle. One of … Continue reading

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Does your town or village have a First World War VC Hero?

Sidney Godley was born on 14 August 1889 in East Grinstead, Sussex.  In August this year his name will forever be immortalised for the people of East Grinstead, when a paving stone is laid in his honour. Sidney had led an … Continue reading

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