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An Easter war wedding

‘War weddings’ were commonly reported in local newspapers throughout the war. As the First World War failed to be ‘over by Christmas’, late April 1915 brought the first wartime Easter holiday. A number of ‘war weddings’ were published in local … Continue reading

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A newspaper clipping and a story of shell shock?

What First World War story lies behind this 1916 Easter newspaper clipping? On Monday 24 April 1916 the Hull Daily Mail published a report of the Easter bank holiday celebrations in Hull, which were largely cold and rainy. Near the … Continue reading

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