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    Default Liverpool wartime website

    Hi All

    We are in the process of creating a website dedicated to Liverpool people who where connected to either of the two world wars. We are hoping that people will submit a short story about their ancestor. You can add more than one ancestor, but please add them single as the list is alphabetical. you can include a photo with your story.

    If you only know your ancestors name and they they served in the wars, then please add their name and we will credit it to you.

    for example.

    John Brown
    served during WW2

    submitted by his great nephew Jack Hughes.

    Your ancestor does not have had to have died in the wars, they can have served and come back home, been prisoners of war, Merchant Navy. home guard, air wardens, police firemen on duty, victims of bombing etc. anything that connects them to the wars and to Liverpool is fine.

    We are also hoping to find stories about women during the wars, nurses, munitions workers, again anything that connects them to Liverpool and the wars. When we say connects to Liverpool we want anyone born or living in Liverpool at some time, or people who where stationed or worked in Liverpool.

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    Anything you submit will be credited to yourself. The site will not be profit making and no charges apply to anyone. It is there to honour and remember the people of Liverpool during the two world wars. We have had a good response so far so please be patient with us and we will reply to you. The site is not online yet, we are looking at 4-5 weeks before it is up and running. Once it is online you can still submit your ancestors.

    If you are interested then please email us at


    Ant and Ged ( and many more helpers )
    BE NICE......................OR ELSE

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    Hi Spike,

    I've just had a quick look at your site, wartimeliverpool
    You've put quite a bit of work in already.
    It looks interesting.

    Keep up the good work.


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    Will do, great idea Tony and Ged.

    Started the Old Swan Website:

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    Tony's done all the work up to now, a great idea and i'll help where I can, I can see it getting busy. Personally I had two grandads that were incapacitated due to WWI and died afterwards due to this so are not marked on war graves as dying during the war but certainly early in life because of it.

    Well done Tony.

    Updated weekly with old and new pics.

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    We have the 3 brothers in the family - all young men in their 20's who all went down on the same ship. Their names have been mentioned in a film.

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