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London life Geoffrey Cather was born in 1890 in South West London to Irish parents and regularly returned to Ireland…

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The Tour de France had been running for over a decade when the First World War called it to a…

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The pre-war Tour The Tour de France will be kicking off this weekend, 115 years after Henri Desgrange launched the…

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Tom Willey with men of his platoon. Image courtesy of Laurie Milner, author of Leeds Pals: a history of the…

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Leaving Ireland for the Front Born on 28th February 1885 in Ardihannon, Northern Ireland. His father, also called Robert, was…

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A universal sport Football has always been a passion for many nations and it was no different during the First…

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A life-long love of climbing George Mallory was born in Mobberley, Cheshire in 1886, the eldest son of a clergyman….

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A passion for nursing Jean Miles Walker was born in Tasmania in 1878. She was privately educated until she was…

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A Glaswegian Childhood Arthur Roberts’ war diaries were recently found in a Glasgow loft, revealing the experience of a young…

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Life in Australia Millicent Armstrong was born in Waverley, Sydney on 1st May 1888. Millicent excelled in French and Latin…

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