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New WWI memorial for London suburb

A memorial commemorating local people who lost their lives in the First World War is to be unveiled at Herne Hill station in south London. Funded by Southeastern railway, the monument is due to be on show before Remembrance Day … Continue reading

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Petitioners bid to save Stoke-on-Trent memorial

A petition to save a Stoke-on-Trent World War I memorial from demolition has been delivered to Downing Street. The document, signed by more than 10,000 people, calls on the government to stop the Ministry of Justice selling off the former … Continue reading

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Australian sniper Billy Sing remembered

Billy Sing was known as ‘The Gallipoli Sniper’ and is said to have killed 300 men during World War I, reports Adelaide Now. The newspaper suggests Sing claimed he never lost sleep over the men he shot, but died in … Continue reading

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