Museum to mark WWI centenary

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The lamps are going out all over 
Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our 
lifetime.

Those were the words 
attributed to Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey shortly before Britain declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914.

It was the war to end all wars, a war that many believed would be over by Christmas, a war that saw thousands of men enlisting to join up at the beginning as part of their patriotic duty to God, King and country.

 

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