Your correspondent blogs today from The Passions of Patriots, the eponymous site of her current work-in-progress. All readers of the Irish Firebrands family of blogs are invited to memorialize individuals who served in the First World War, by submitting names, photos and details of service (combat or otherwise) for publication on the blog’s “In Memoriam” pages. Grampa Jim (whose 120th birthday is today) has been enlisted. Can we recruit a platoon of comrades for him?
See the menu, above, for a section of the blog where participants in the Great War are remembered. As a non-combat veteran, I feel that we who have not experienced warfare first-hand can never say “Thank you!” enough to those who endured it.
A ContactForm is available to submit information about a person you would like to honor there. The required minimum information about an honoree is a name (if all you have is the first initial and surname, that’s okay). You will also need to identify yourself as the submitter, but this can be a descriptive identifier. Please use only the Contact Form to submit an honoree (not a comment form at another post or page).
Because participants who met with physical or psychological harm as a consequence of the war were not always soldiers, this memorial also welcomes any who served their countries during the war, whether or not their duties involved bearing arms; however, honorees do
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