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British soldiers recovered from Somme battlefield

Two British soldiers will be reburied at 11AM on 19 October at the Albert Communal Cemetery Extension in France. The pair were part of a group of eight men from the 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment who were killed following the explosion … Continue reading

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Royal Mail issues First World War Centenary stamps

UK postal service the Royal Mail has announced plans to issue a series of commemorative stamps each year from 2014 to 2018 to mark the Centenary of the First World War. The set will feature 30 stamps, with six being … Continue reading

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