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A project is taking place to mark the 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. People are being asked to help identify the soldiers in these photos

A project is taking place to mark the 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. People are being asked to help identify the soldiers in these photos

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Soldiers from Earls Barton who lost their lives in the First World War and the Second World War are to be honoured in a new book.

The 98 brave men named on the village war memorial are all being researched for the project.

WW1 Project: Earls Barton: Earls Barton Museum open morning for World War One project to mark 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. 'They are asking members of the public's help identifying the soldiers in the photos. ''Saturday 10th November 2012

WW1 Project: Earls Barton: Earls Barton Museum open morning for World War One project to mark 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. 'They are asking members of the public's help identifying the soldiers in the photos. ''Saturday 10th November 2012

The Earls Barton Museum Trust and the village’s history society are involved in the project, as well as residents interested in military and local history.

It is hoped the book will be published in November 2014, marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Iona Flanagan, from the war memorial project, said: “We held an open morning at the weekend for people to look at the information we already have. We want to find out as much information as possible about the people on the memorial.

“Four people who are related to men named on the war memorial came along to the open event and were able to supply us with information.

WW1 Project: Earls Barton: Earls Barton Museum open morning for World War One project to mark 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. 'They are asking members of the public's help identifying the soldiers in the photos. ''Saturday 10th November 2012

WW1 Project: Earls Barton: Earls Barton Museum open morning for World War One project to mark 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. 'They are asking members of the public's help identifying the soldiers in the photos. ''Saturday 10th November 2012

“It takes a long time to research something like this and that’s why we have started early.

“We would like as many people as possible to get involved.

“It’s going to be a huge project, but also a fascinating one.

“If we don’t gather as much information as possible about the servicemen named on the war memorial, the information will be lost forever.

WW1 Project: Earls Barton: Earls Barton Museum open morning for World War One project to mark 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. 'They are asking members of the public's help identifying the soldiers in the photos. ''Saturday 10th November 2012

WW1 Project: Earls Barton: Earls Barton Museum open morning for World War One project to mark 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. 'They are asking members of the public's help identifying the soldiers in the photos. ''Saturday 10th November 2012

“We are interested in their military background, as well as their family history.

“We would like to know about their families, where they lived and how they lived. The more information the better.”

At the open event at the weekend visitors were able to enjoy an exhibition of medals and artefacts from both wars, as well as look at fascinating old photographs.

Anyone who has information on any of the servicemen remembered on Earls Barton war memorial is asked to get in touch with Iona by calling 01604 811735.

WW1 Project: Earls Barton: Earls Barton Museum open morning for World War One project to mark 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. 'They are asking members of the public's help identifying the soldiers in the photos. ''Saturday 10th November 2012

WW1 Project: Earls Barton: Earls Barton Museum open morning for World War One project to mark 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. 'They are asking members of the public's help identifying the soldiers in the photos. ''Saturday 10th November 2012

WW1 Project: Earls Barton: Earls Barton Museum open morning for World War One project to mark 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. 'They are asking members of the public's help identifying the soldiers in the photos. ''Saturday 10th November 2012

WW1 Project: Earls Barton: Earls Barton Museum open morning for World War One project to mark 100th anniversary of start of the Great War. 'They are asking members of the public's help identifying the soldiers in the photos. ''Saturday 10th November 2012