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Sunday, 10 November 2013
First World War - Share Your UK Stories - Lemnos
One of the UK's leading daily newspapers, The Guardian, has launched a drive for readers to contribute their personal family stories of the First World War.
One of those highlighted is from Lemnos:
A contributor sent in the above image, saying that their great-uncle Tom Squire was on Lemnos after evacuation from Gallipoli. The photo represents the whole of D Squadron, City of London Yeomanry or all that was left of 160 men after action on the peninsula. Sergeant Squire died near Ramallah in November 1917 during the Palestine campaign.
Click below to see The Guardian's WW1 page:
The Guardian UK - First World War - Share Your Stories
Great initiative by The Guardian - similar to Monash University's 100 stories project.