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Teddy Trueland: soldier and prisoner of war

Alison Wallace shares the story of Teddy Trueland, taken prisoner during the First World War. I’m remembering Private Henry ‘Teddy’ Trueland on Lives of the First World War. Henry, also known as Harry, was an employee of DC Thomson & Co … Continue reading

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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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