Tag Archives: Prisoners of War

Letters of the First World War: a message from the King

Today on our series showcasing fascinating and moving letters members of the public have added to Lives of the First World War, a letter from Buckingham Palace. Private Thomas Maher joined up with the Manchester Regiment in 1914, as a young … Continue reading

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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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