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Chapel Street.<br />
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'The Bravest Little Street in England'.<br />
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The remarkable story of a humble street which was described by the king as 'the bravest in England' is told in a new book.<br />
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The inhabitants of Chapel Street in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, displayed an unrivalled devotion of duty when Lord Horatio Kitchener made the rallying call for men to enlist in the First World War.<br />
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From the tight-knit community of just 60 houses, a staggering 161 men volunteered - 81 of them on the first day.<br />
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Tragically, however, 29 men from the street were killed in action, more than from any other street in England.