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Purpose of A Year of War
This site has been developed to celebrate Frank & Sarah Elizabeth Whitehead and the period of 1917-18. It has been created in honour of their daughter Brenda and her sisters Olive and Eileen. It is not a commercial venture and has no paid content, advertising or links.  We hope you enjoy it.

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Sources used in compiling the site
We have researched extensively in creating this site, and are grateful for the huge body of work upon which we have been able to draw. We have endeavoured to credit and reference these source documents. Any errors in the articles and posts are ours.

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