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Grave Markers from The Great War

World War One Grave Markers Watching a local news report on soldiers from a local village who lost their lives at Passchendaele which included scenes from inside the church I spotted several Grave Markers from the Great War. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Thankful Villages

One of the most fascinating topics I have researched over time has been the so called Thankful Villages, communities where all those who went off to the Great War returned safely albeit mentally and/or physically scarred. I have an article … Continue reading

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It pays to ask

Visiting museums and historical sites I always allow double the amount of time estimated for a visit. Often hidden in the detail on those information boards there is a spark of an idea for an article or an interesting fact … Continue reading

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