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The Great War

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Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo at the end of June, 1914, and Britain declared war on Germany on August 4. At that time the Starling family was living in London at “Penlees,” 40, West End Lane, West Hampstead: Ernest and Florence, with Muriel (age 21) Phyllis (20), John (16), and Ursula (14).

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Henderson, J. (2005). The Great War. In: A Life of Ernest Starling. People and Ideas Series. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7526-2_7

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