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Ypres painting on show at IWM North to mark Centenary

A painting depicting wounded soldiers at Ypres during World War I has gone on show for the first time in almost a century. Ypres, 1915 by Gilbert Rogers is now on show at IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums, … Continue reading

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Kings Liverpool Regiment soldier reinterred in Swinton

A First World war soldier from Swinton, Lancashire, has been reinterred, after his original burial site was scheduled to become the site of a supermarket. Private Wilbraham Lomax Blears (23) of 13th Battalion the Kings Liverpool Regiment died from the … Continue reading

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