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A silent scream from World War One

Through all the years he fought during World War One, Lieutenant Kenneth Wootton made detailed ink drawings of the battles and devastation. They have been rediscovered after ninety years.

He was awarded the MC for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty and then? He must have had children because his great-granddaughter recently discovered his journal in a mass of papers she inherited.

As we stand at one of the village memorials to the men lost in World War One, Wooten's drawings and diary entries arrive like a silent scream that has been travelling toward us all these years.

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