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The Somme – Remembering my Great Grandfather, Walter Jordan

Posted by ellielaycock on July 1, 2016 in Textiles | No Comments

From the Thiepval Memorial “JORDAN, Pte. Walter, 16/1186. 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regt. 1st July, 1916.” My journey into discovering more about my great grandfather, Walter Jordan, began with my gran’s wedding certificate. She never knew anything about her father because he died before she was one year old. On her marriage certificate, he’s named […]

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