World War One

Did you know our WORLD WAR ONE ‘heroes’ cover every walk of life from the political and military leaders of the time, the soldiers on the battlefields to the Unknown Warrior and the mother who lost 5 sons in that war?

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Billy McFadzean at the Battle of the Somme, 1st July 1916

On the 1st July 1916 at the Battle of the Somme History Heroes’ WWI Hero, Billy McFadzean sacrificed himself to save others before the battle had even begun.

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Canada’s Titanic – the sinking of the Empress of Ireland, 29th May 1914

100 years ago The Empress of Ireland, sank in 15 minutes. 1,023 people were lost. We all know about the Titanic, but the Empress of Ireland?

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Gavrilo Princip – did he start World War 1?

One of our most equivocal ‘History Heroes’ so far is Gavrilo Princip, the 19 year old Bosnian Serb, who pulled the trigger on starting World War 1.

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