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CWGC launches Battle of Loos Remembrance Trail

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has unveiled a Battle of Loos Remembrance Trail. It aims to tell the tale of an offensive that was the largest of the war for the British Army up until that moment and involved … Continue reading

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Scotland’s National War Museum launches Centenary exhibition

Scotland’s National War Museum is marking the Centenary of the First World War with an exhibition entitled Next of Kin. The show will run at the National War Museum, Edinburgh, until March 2015, before going on tour to eight venues … Continue reading

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Missing British soldiers to be reburied at Loos

On 14 March 2014, private William McAleer of the Royal Scots Fusiliers and 19 unknown British soldiers of the First World War will be reburied at the Loos British Cemetery in France. Private McAleer was killed in action on 26 … Continue reading

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Campaign to honour Ipswich VC winner

A campaign has been launched to commemorate VC winner Private Samuel Harvey in his adopted home town of Ipswich. Private Harvey, of 1st Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, won his medal at the Battle of Loos in 1915. An account … Continue reading

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