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Private James Stokes VC

James Stokes was a Scottish born recipient of the Victoria Cross, although both his parents were Irish and he considered himself as much Irish as Scottish. 271 more words



We have been sharing some of the stories from the postcard tribute, but this week’s post is something a bit different, one of our own stories. 971 more words


My family war story

So, I have been watching lots of documentaries over the last week about Armistice Day and World War One. And seeing so many War Cemeteries got me to thinking that neither I, nor anyone in my family, has ever visited the graves of my grandfather or great uncle, both of whom lost their lives in World War Two. 622 more words

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