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Your World War One Heroes: Send us your family's story and see our fourth gallery

2014 marks 100 years since the start of WW1 and The Journal is marking the anniversary with galleries of memories and mementoes which have been passed on through generations of North East families

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One and we are assembling galleries of pictures, stories and mementoes in tribute to the North East men and women who lived and died during that terrible and extraordinary time.

Your relative may have been a hero on the battlefield or they may have been a housewife taking extraordinary measures to feed and protect her family during this time of war.

What is your family's story?

Many people are now interested in researching their family history so we are hoping for a few more details than would otherwise be expected. But even if all you have is a photograph and a name then we would be honoured to feature it in our gallery.

If you don't have a photo of them then please include a picture of any memento you may have, or of your immediate family ... the ones who remember and treasure your WW1 hero's story.

A memento may be a letter or document. Please choose a meaningful section to photograph - we cannot accommodate more than one page of writing. It may be simply their name on a war memorial.

Please upload at least one picture and give us some brief information about your hero's war and what happened to them afterwards, using the form below.

Instead of a family tree , please tell us your relation to your hero, for example, whether you are their great granddaughter or grandson.

Have a look at our first gallery here

Have a look at our second gallery here

Have a look at our third gallery here

See our fifth gallery here

Tell us about your WW1 hero:

If you can't see the form please click here

 

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