Posted: 04/08/2014 at 19:16
Having researched family history (both mine and OH's), we can, surprisingly, find no direct involvement of either family in WW1.
However, it is all very poignant, and heart-breaking to hear the testimony from those whose forebears took part and were killed. Oh, what a tragic waste war is. Would that the politicians would learn from history, rather than dooming us all in casual repetition.
I will light a candle tonight, and reflect on those millions who died. And the millions of families changed for ever as a result, either of those deaths or the injuries sustained.