Meike and Fleur from the Netherlands

Meike and Fleur from the Netherlands

Tyne Cot Cemetery is busy on this Friday afternoon. Pupils, travel groups and individual visitors roam through the rows of graves, trying to understan…

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Ernest Wood

Ernest Wood

While the Great War may have taken place in Europe, it changed and claimed the lives of countless people far beyond this single continent.  Ernest Wil…

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Irène Curie

Irène Curie

One of the many people to dedicate their lives to others during the Great War was Irène Curie, the eldest daughter of famous Nobel Prize winners Marie…

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John McCrae

John McCrae

John McCrae was born on November 30th, 1872 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada as the son of Scottish immigrants. Medicine, the army and poetry were family tr…

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Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Mary Sklodowska was born on the 7th November of 1867 in Warsaw (Poland). She was the youngest in a family of 5 children. As a young girl, she dreamt o…

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