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Diary of a WWI hero to be posted online 100 years to the day, each day the entry was written: Private Arthur Linfoot volunteered for the Royal Army Medical Corps when he was 25 years old in 1915. He kept a journal of his experiences while in the trenches of France. The journal begins on January 1, 1914 and ends on December 31 1918. Visit the blog run by his grandson: http://www.arthurlinfoot.org.uk/

The Express shares the story of a WWI hero whose diary will posted online 100 years to the day, each day the entry was written.

WWI, Feb 1917, Salonika: German POWs carrying and stacking bricks. ©IWM (Q 32760)

WWI, Feb Salonika: German POWs carrying and stacking bricks.

WWI, Bulgarian soldier, Salonica Front. -The Great War (@WW1_Series) | Twitter

“ May 1917 - Allied Offensive at Salonika Frustrated by Dogged Bulgarian Defense Pictured - A Bulgarian mans the trenches. A renewed Entente attack on the Bulgarian lines at Salonika met with failure on May British soldiers crept.

French soldiers-salonika-1915 - Macedonian Front - Wikipedia

Soldiers of the French Colonial Division resting in Salonika on their way to assist the beleaguered Serbian Army,

WWI, 6 Aug 1917; Salonica, Tommies paying their last respects to the graves of their friends and leaving the front line for a rest in the supports" - Evening Public Ledger, Philadelphia

WWI, 6 Aug Salonica, Tommies paying their last respects to the graves of their friends and leaving the front line for a rest in the supports" - Evening Public Ledger, Philadelphia

General Panagiotis Dagklis, Commander of the Greek Force in Salonica Front

General Panagiotis Dagklis, Commander of the Greek Force in Salonica Front

WWI, 9 June 1917; 'Troops for Salonica; Howitzer ready for transportation to the Front' - The Australasian

WWI, 9 June 'Troops for Salonica; Howitzer ready for transportation to the Front' - The Australasian

Indian Army On The Western Front  Pictured: Sikh soldiers at Pas de Calais, circa 1915/1916  Most Indian soldiers and cavalry had left the western front before the Somme Offensive and shipped to either Salonica in Macedonia or on to Egypt and then onto Mesopotamia.  Over one and half million Indian troops served overseas, of whom 62,000 died and another 67,000 were wounded. In total at least 74,187 Indian soldiers died during the war.

Sikh soldiers on the Western Front Indian troops saw service in almost every campaign of From the mud of the Western front to the heat and sand of the Middle East. Indian units suffered over casualties including killed.

WWI troops enter Thessaloniki

The great fire of Salonika, which began on Saturday 18 August, must certainly have been one of the most appalling fires of contemporary history.

THE MACEDONIAN CAMPAIGN, 1915-1918

The Macedonian campaign, spectators watching a German aircraft under fire during a sports day held by the Battalion, Black Watch and Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders near Salonika on 27 February

Salonika | Arrival in Salonika

Salonika | Arrival in Salonika