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Welsh castle reveals WW1 secrets

A range of artefacts from the First World War have been unearthed during a development project at Bodelwyddan Castle in north Wales. Among the items unearthed are wooden duck-boards, .303 rifle cartridges and a uniform button which appears to be … Continue reading

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Appeal launched to find remains of VC winner of Vimy Ridge

The remains of a VC winner and those of more than 40 of his comrades may have been discovered close to the Canadian Memorial at Vimy Ridge in France. The Battle of Vimy Ridge took place in April 1917 and … Continue reading

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Canadian soldiers added to Dorchester memorial

The names of two Dorset men who lost their lives fighting with the Canadian forces in World War I have been added to a war memorial in Dorchester. Charlie Cutt and George Quinton were omitted from the monument when it … Continue reading

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World War I soldier’s letters uncovered in Toronto house

A collection of letters, photos and postcards dating back to the First World War has been discovered in a house in Toronto, Canada, reports Canadian broadcaster CBC. The letters were sent to a woman named Hilda MacLeod apparently by a … Continue reading

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