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August 18, 1914

 

Two weeks into The Great War and the Market Harborough Advertiser is becoming a strange beast: stories are now understandably dominated by news relating to the conflict but at the same time much of the content is comfortingly familiar. 663 more words

Messages from the trenches of the First World War

100 years on, the images of the Western Front continue to haunt us. A picture of carnage in a grey hell of barren mud. For our soldiers, 307 more words

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Why we will soon all know the story of the boy soldier on a stamp …

The prospect of going to fight for your King and Country would seem bizarre for most teenagers today.

But in 1914, that is exactly what William Cecil ‘Billie’ Tickle did. 236 more words

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