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Band of Ten brothers who survived WW1

Discussion in 'World war one' started by Bombardier, Nov 9, 2015.


  1. Bombardier

    Bombardier Admin & Arbiter Staff Member Site Admin

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    The call went out across the land just hours after war was declared.

    ‘Your King and Country need you,’ the adverts implored, urging Britain to fight the oppressor in what was already being heralded as ‘the greatest conflict in the history of the world’.

    In their modest homes in terraced city streets, the Calpin boys barely hesitated. There were ten of them back then, all aged between 18 and 37. Two were already in military service for British Empire forces abroad and all were willing to put their lives on the line for liberty.



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    Great story.
     
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