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I have recently had the great good fortune of seeing my grandfather’s Soldier’s Service and Pay Book for his service in the British Army. It was loaned to me by my uncle, his only son. I will have a short … Continue reading
My great grandfather looks like a young man with prospects in this picture. Sadly, he died at age 35 in a Warwickshire workhouse, leaving his young widow with six children under the age of 10.