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"Actor and war veteran Arnold Ridley was haunted by his experiences during World War One and World War Two. His son, Nicolas Ridley, has said that his father was one of the "brave young men who went over the top at the Battle of the Somme" who was inj..."
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"To mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, Bristol Cathedral is hosting an exhibition called ’ in which local author traces the final days and hours of Fred Wood, the great-uncle she never knew. On July 1st 1916, a staggering 19,240 Briti..."
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"Celebrated authors and leading battlefield guide experts are to be awarded the WW1 Centenary Medal from the Conseil General de le Somme. The award, which is for their contribution to 'Remembrance Tourism' and dissemination of knowledge of the First..."
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"Celebrated authors and leading battlefield guide experts were awarded the WW1 Centenary Medal from the Conseil General de le Somme in Amiens on Wednesday, 22 January, for their contribution to 'Remembrance Tourism'. The award was one of only six med..."
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"The Mametz Wood red dragon memorial to Welsh soldiers who died in a First World War battle is to be restored, thanks to an input of cash from the French government. The sculpture is located in a village in the Picardy region, where the Battle of Mam..."
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"Jon Cooksey, one of Pen & Sword Books' long standing authors and a leading military historian, has won a 2015 BBC Gillard Award in the Faith category for a radio documentary about an ordained priest who, during the First World War, commanded a Britis..."
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"Actors dressed as members of the 10th ('Stockbrokers') Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers have been taking part in a reenactment exercise at the Tower of London, showing men signing up there in August 1914. By the end of August 1914, over 1,600 new re..."
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