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Motorcyclists make 2,500 mile journey around Britain to visit First World War "Thankful Villages"

Posted on on 27 July 2013
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The BBC has reported that two men will be visiting Britain's 51 "Thankful Villages" - where all servicemen who fought in the First World War from the same village returned alive.

Medwyn Parry and Dougie Bancroft aim to raise £51,000 for the Royal British Legion and said that: "The story of the Thankful Villages seems to strike a chord with everyone - a celebration of joy for a few fortunate communities during a time of so much horror".

To read the full article, visit the BBC News website here.

Date of article publication: 27/07/2013

Images courtesy of the Triumph Trophy website

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News