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How chance encounter on train helped Rita solve a 100-year-old mystery

A chance encounter on a train helped an 85-year-old woman solve the mystery of how her grandfather died in the First World War.

Rita Armin from Cheadle Hulme near Stockport had always wondered what happened to her grandfather Thomas Bryan.

It was only when she got talking to Virgin employee Wayne MacDonald, an amateur military historian, that she was able to get some answers.