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Every Plaque Tells a Story

Pause as you view the Lochnagar¬†Crater from the wooden walkway. Beneath your feet, you’ll find many small plaques bearing names. Each name was a husband, son, brother, father or uncle, or – in rare cases – a daughter, mother, wife, … Continue reading

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Help us to remember every soldier who fought during the Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme began on 1 July 1916 and continued for five months, with over 1 million casualties.¬†With one year until centenary commemorations begin, Lives of the First World War needs your help complete the life stories of … Continue reading

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