We have both been busy with our final assessments for this year, including a presentation for this project, which you can watch in our memorialisation section.
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We have both been busy with research recently. So – what have we been up to?
Ellie has been to the Cornwall Record Office, getting quotes from the diary and letters etc. for us to be able to use on our website and for our future Twitter page (all will become very clear soon).
When we first started this project, we set out to research two historical figures: Richard Charles Graves-Sawle and Joseph Hunkin. We have decided to carry on focusing on only one of the stories – Graves-Sawle’s. Although Hunkin is equally interesting, we feel that we have retrieved more information on Graves-Sawle, and Hunkin has been slightly neglected. That is not to say that Hunkin did not play a role in the First World War, we just have not managed to piece together a great deal of his story. But perhaps future students (or anyone interested in his life) will do so…