Read this heart-wrenching diary of a WW1 soldier in real time


LONDON — On Jan. 1, 1917, a young man from Lancashire started a diary. It might not sound like much to write home about, but the 21-year-old — Lawrence Enderson Grimshaw — happened to be a soldier stationed in the trenches during World War I. 

One century on, the soldier’s daily entries are being shared with the world as his step-grandson posts them online on the exact day they were written 100 years ago. 

His step-grandson, Andy Howard, vows to post the diary entries on a blog in real-time every day for a year so others can get a sense of daily life at the Front.  Read more…

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