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12-year-old was youngest WWI British soldier

A 12-year-old boy who fought at the Battle of the Somme is youngest known British soldier to have served in the First World War. Mr Maher had told a recruiting officer that he was 18 to enable him to join the 2nd King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment in 1917. But his

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