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Family Search for History Behind WW1 Photo

Posted by admin on Jan 25, 2012

Missing details about the lives of these First World War heroes could hold the key to a woman’s family history. The old photograph was discovered by 89-year-old Elsie Kersley who believes one of the men, from the Northumbrian Regiment, is her great uncle.

When Elsie and her daughter Lynne Wright took the picture to a military historian, they were told the men may have been miners who dug deep tunnels under the German lines where they planted high explosives, which caused great damage.

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