WW1 soldiers' wills go online

The last wishes of thousands of soldiers who died during the First World War and were unseen for a century are being made available online. The wills of 230,000 British Empire soldiers have been placed on a new website for the first time.

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Thousands of WWI soldiers' wills available online

The last wishes of thousands of soldiers who died during the First World War and were unseen for a century are being made available online.

Boxes of personal letters and wills, written by 230,000 British Empire soldiers before many went over the top, have been opened after years hidden away.

Europe Correspondent Emma Murphy reports from the battlefields on that direct link from the past with some of the men who never came home:

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