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Fermoy Community Youth CentreInterest is growing in the World War 1 event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 at the Palace Theatre in Fermoy. The event will not only serve to remind us of those who died in the war, but is particularly concerned to commemorate those who survived the war and returned to Fermoy, Mitchlestown and the local villages and town lands. If you know of anyone who fought in the war and survived, we particularly look forward to welcoming you. The Western Front Association will conduct research into military records. If you want to research an ancestor, to do so and to make the most of their expertise and their findings, please provide as much information as possible, such as date of birth, service number, the name of the regiment. This is a great opportunity for people to reflect on those who returned from battle to a changed world where their story was not to be told and who had to, as a result, bear their burden of horror and mayhem in silence. We will create a dynamic wall of commemoration to honour the survivors of the war and hope that you will help us add as many names as possible to it on the day. Every local family had some experience of the war and most knew somebody directly involved in it. This one-day event will be an opportunity to add these survivors of the war to the historical record. Military service research, remarks and talks by military historians, memorabilia and personal experiences of learning about this historical period will be the order of the day. For more information, please contact Kieran Barry at (025) 3204

Date/Time Saturday 07th March 2015 from 11am to 5pm
Location: Palace Theatre, Fermoy Community Youth Centre, Fermoy