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Follow footsteps of brave ‘Terriers’

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:24pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WALK next month will follow in the footsteps of a company of Chorley soldiers who went off to fight in the First World War.

Memorial to be rededicated in Blackburn

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3:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A LONG-lost memorial to more than 70 Blackburn soldiers who died in the Great War is being remade ready for a dedication at Blackburn Cathedral on Sunday, August 3.

Village to shed light on lives of its local heroes

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:15pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AS Great Britain and Germany moved toward the tragedy that was World War I, Foreign Secretary, Sir Edward Grey, commented: “The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.”

East Lancs soldier’s war story goes to print at last

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE memoirs of a Nelson soldier who fought in the First World War has been published thanks to the efforts of his long-admiring great-grandson.

World War One as it unfolded

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Friday 18th July 2014

1914 Britain declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914, after the army of Kaiser Willhelm invaded Belgium. War had been looming ever since the assassination of the heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire Archduke Ferdinand (pictured) six weeks earlier.

Teenager’s letter home tells parents of narrow escape as shell landed in his trench

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Friday 18th July 2014

BORN in Blackburn in 1897, Bernard Ross was just 17 when World War 1 broke out and he went to fight.

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