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Recording our WWI survivors

I am undertaking a project to gather the service details of everyone who returned home alive from World War I in time for the centenary of the war in 2014.

I have carried out research and discovered there is no comprehensive list of the estimated 100,000-150,000 who returned to Ireland following the war.

My interest came about from my grand aunt who volunteered in the war and returned home.

I would be grateful if any of your readers who may know such persons to send us their service details to contact@thereturnedww1.com or to the post box below. Visit www.thereturnedww1.com for further details of the project.

SABINA PURCELL

PO Box 12186, Blackrock, Co Dublin

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