First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Grandad's lie

During the latter half of the war my grandfather, Herbert Robinson stole his older brothers birth certificate and enlisted. His brother Ernest was working down the mine and couldn't go. Grandad went to France to train to be a tank driver. He said he never actually saw muchwar as peace was declared soon
after he got there.

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