For the last 10 years I have been trying to find out as much as possible about my uncle who fought in the 8th Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment during the Great War.

I come from Cheshire originally, my uncle having been recruited from Northwich in 1914.

I would be grateful to hear from anyone who knows that their relative fought with this unit during 1914-18 with a view to discovering more about the exploits of this relatively unknown regiment.

Conversely, I am very happy for anyone who knows little, but wishes to discover more about their ancestors exploits to contact me.

Between 3,000-4,000 men, the vast majority Lancastrians, fought with the 8th East Lancs during the Great War and I would love to hear from their descendants.

Tel 01280 824877