The Great War Remembered

Swanage and Wareham Voice: World War One centenary

This summer, 100 years will have passed since the outbreak of the First World War. Hundreds of people from across Dorset lost their lives during the conflict.

Here you'll find news on events to mark the centenary, pictures and features over the coming months as we commemorate the hugely significant military anniversary.


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If you have information or pictures you'd like to provide pictures and family stories about a relative who served in the First World War there are a number of ways to get in touch.


Write to us at Newsdesk, Daily Echo, Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, BH2 6HH

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