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Billericay in the Great War.

Author: Stephen John Wynn; Kenneth Frederick Porter
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2014.
Series: Your towns and cities in the Great War.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1914 Billericay was a peaceful compact village of about 2000 inhabitants. There was the High Street, Back Street, which today is called Chapel Street, and Back Lane which is now Western Road. Within half a mile of the High Street there were groups of cottages; Sun Street had some, which are still there today. There were others in Laindon Road at the beginning before you come to the Roman Catholic Church, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wynn, Stephen John.
Billericay in the Great War.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen John Wynn; Kenneth Frederick Porter
ISBN: 9781473839489 1473839483
OCLC Number: 893732065
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; About The Authors; Prologue; Chapter 1: Billericay at the Outbreak of the First World War; Chapter 2: How the War Began; Chapter 3: Kitchener's Address to the Troops 1914; Chapter 4: Enlistment; Chapter 5: Defence of the Realm Act 1914; Chapter 6: The Essex Regiment; Chapter 7: 5th Norfolk Regiment, Sandringham Pals-The Vanished Battalion 1915; Chapter 8: Edith Cavell, 1865-1915; Chapter 9: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment; Chapter 10: Zeppelin Over Billericay --
1916; Chapter 11: Private Albert Victor Cooke, Royal Field Artillery. Chapter 12: Corporal Oscar Sewell Ladbrooke, 16th Battalion, The Welsh RegimentChapter 13: The Sinking of SS Transylvania; Chapter 14: Those Names on the War Memorials; Chapter 15: Campaign Medals --
First World War; Chapter 16: Life on the Western Front; Chapter 17: Life in the Trenches; Chapter 18: Internment Camp --
Billericay; Chapter 19: Those who returned; Chapter 20: Military Service Tribunals; Chapter 21: The Police; Afterword and Acknowledgements; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Your towns and cities in the Great War.

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In 1914 Billericay was a peaceful compact village of about 2000 inhabitants. There was the High Street, Back Street, which today is called Chapel Street, and Back Lane which is now Western Road. Within half a mile of the High Street there were groups of cottages; Sun Street had some, which are still there today. There were others in Laindon Road at the beginning before you come to the Roman Catholic Church, and Stock Road, along with Norsey Road and Western Road. All of this policed by a couple of local Constables. In London Road there was Hodges Farm and others along Laindon Road where it ver.

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