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World War One: East Lancashire communities set for 'Lights Out' event

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENTS across East Lancashire are set to take part in the national ‘Lights Out’ event to commemorate the start of the First World War.

Miners walked to Manchester to sign up for war

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

AT the outbreak of World War I, 20-year-old Moses Johnson, worked in a Clayton-le-Moors pit — he hewed the coal out of the seams.

Minister tells of his uncles’ Rough Ride!

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:54pm Friday 25th July 2014

A RETIRED minister turned author has recounted the sacrifices made by his five uncles on land and in the air during the battles of the Great War.

A Great Escape!

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:52pm Friday 25th July 2014

THREE years after he enlisted for World War One in the Royal Marine Light Infantry, Fred Shorrock of Blackburn, was taken prisoner by the Germans.

Bacup war hospital to be revived

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A FORMER military hospital which treated hundreds of soldiers during the First World War is to be brought back to life.

Appeal for information on First World War Darwen nurses

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A WOMAN who has published her Darwen grandmother’s First World War memoirs has launched an appeal to identify nurses who worked in the family home after it was transformed into a hospital.

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