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WW1 exhibition at University of Leicester

The University of Leicester is showcasing a selection of items from its First World War collection as part of its commemorations of the Anniversary of the First World War. University archivist Caroline Sampson said: ‘This exhibition draws on material from … Continue reading

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Memorial to Royal Leicestershire Regiment at National Arboretum

A memorial to the Royal Leicestershire Regiment will be dedicated at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire on Saturday 27 September 2014 – the 326th anniversary of the founding of the Regiment. India service The Regiment was conferred with the … Continue reading

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Research tells tale of First World War Leicestershire soldiers

The stories of fifteen Leicestershire soldiers have been unveiled on the website of the church where they once worshipped. Historical researcher Nigel Atter spent many hours finding out about the experience and fate of the men whose names appear on … Continue reading

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Leicestershire Regiment photos at WW1tigers.com

Website ww1tigers.com brings together a fascinating collection of images of soldiers from the Leicestershire Regiment. The site states that it is dedicated to the memory of the 7,028 soldiers of the regiment who died in World War I. Its aim … Continue reading

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Controversy over Battle of Loos wind farm plans

The remains of British soldiers could be disturbed if a plan to build a wind farm on the site of the Loos battlefield goes ahead. The Daily Mirror reports that Energy firm InnoVent wants to build 10 turbines on the … Continue reading

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