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World War I trenches may be restored near Sheffield

Remains of World War I training trenches could be restored as part of the Yorkshire city of Sheffield’s commemorations of the Centenary of World War I. The Sheffield Telegraph reports that the trenches were dug at Redmires, to the west … Continue reading

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Historian traces soldiers of Derbyshire and Yorkshire

An amateur historian has researched the lives and war records of hundreds of Yorkshire and Derbyshire men who fought and died in two world wars. The Sheffield Star reports how 45-year-old accountant Simon Goodwin has spent the past four years … Continue reading

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Lincolnshire couple unearth World War I medal in garden

A couple who discovered a World War I medal in their garden are hoping to trace the descendants of Royal Navy sailor to whom it belonged, reports the BBC. Katie and Paul Roberts from Saxilby in Lincolnshire, found the 1914-15 … Continue reading

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