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Military history
In my last post, I talked about uncovering the personal stories amongst the collective experience of the First World War. Our new WW1 Servicemen’s Histories are intended to give you an insight into the particular experience of your relative using WW1 British Army service records, pension records, casualty lists and regimental records. Of course, from...
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WW1 service records
These are my great-grandparents, Gerald Alfred Alexander Pack and Edith Jane “Jen” Wells.  In launching our new personal histories of WW1 servicemen, I have been thinking about them a lot lately.  A handsome young couple, they have always seem to me emblematic of the romance and tragedy of that WW1 generation.  Separated throughout the war...
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