Historian seeks info on World War 1 men

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Bushmills historian, Robert Thompson, is appealing for local people to come forward with stories or photographs of their relatives who returend from the Great War of 1914-1918.

Mr. Thompson, who has compiled a number of books on conflicts, said there were upwards of 300 men who returned, some with horrific injuries or arms or legs missing.

“I need families to come forward with their stories of very brave men,” Mr.Thompson said.

He added: “This appeal will probably be my last as I am hoping to have the book published by Christmas.”

Anyone who can help should bring their items to 9 Riverside Road, Bushmills.