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Category: World War One
My Grandfather volunteered for the 8th Border Regiment in 1913, fought in France and survived to be discharged from the army in 1919, and my grandmother was a teacher who joined the VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) during the war and nursed injured soldiers. They wrote to each other throughout the war – their correspondence started in 1913, and continued until 1919. They married on Boxing Day, 1917. This is their story