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Over 700 unregistered historical pieces from the Gallipoli war confiscated

DAILY SABAH

ISTANBUL

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A total of 704 artifacts believed to date back to the Battle of Gallipoli have been returned to the historical Gallipoli peninsula in northwestern Turkey’s Çanakkale, after Gendarmerie teams confiscated them in the city of Yalova. 219 more words

The Muslim Times

The Somme Legacy by M J Lee

When genealogist Jayne Sinclair is tasked with finding details of a 1916 marriage, she takes on what should be an easy case. The only problem is there appears to be no documentation to support the fact that a marriage ever took place, with the recollections of the bride, a long-term resident at an asylum, being the only ‘evidence’. 356 more words

History

In Memoriam: Edward Stanley Shaw

In the past, it was common for institutions such as schools, railway companies, post offices and even private businesses to create their own war memorials. They remembered those staff who had fallen in the service of their country. 552 more words

First World War

THE 1916 HISTORY OF MOORE STREET

Diarmuid Breatnach

The following is a part of the personal submission on the future of Moore Street which I made to the Minister’s Consultative Group on Moore Street; another section, 0n the Moore Street Market, has already been published. 1,914 more words

Ireland

My Favourite Collection - The Royal Green Jackets Regimental Archive

The Royal Green Jackets regimental archive arrived at Hampshire Record Office on 13 December 2012. Unlike many of our accessions, it was already boxed and catalogued, and ready to go onto our strongroom shelves. 682 more words

Archive

Edward Thomas 100: celebrating a poetic legacy in April 2017

One of our most fascinating collections relates to the life and work of a poet – Edward Thomas, who was killed in action during the First World War, exactly one hundred years ago, in April 1917. 825 more words

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