This is the tale of two Londoners, Daniel Edward Patrick Donoghue and Caroline Hetty May Pearne (my great grandparents), and their part in the Great War which – fortunately for them (and me!) – they both survived. But not unscathed.
Both Daniel and Caroline (who was also known as Hetty, as well as Cissy or ‘Ciss’ among the family) were from West London. They were one of many couples torn apart when the war broke out in 1914. Continue reading »