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Kidderminster

Author: Kidderminster & District Archaeological & Historical Society,
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2014.
Series: Great War Britain.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Kidderminster offers an intimate portrait of the town and its people living in the shadow of the Great War for five years. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, it explores the town''s recruiting drives, the background and fate of the area''s men on the frontline, the changing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kidderminster & District Archaeological & Historical Society,
ISBN: 9780750957885 0750957883
OCLC Number: 883461650
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; Timeline; Introduction Kidderminster on the Eve of War; Profile 1 The Thursfield Family; 1 Outbreak of War; Profile 2 Mary Anton, Suffragist and Fundraiser; 2 Going to War; Profile 3 Jack Watkins' Family Photograph; 3 Work of War; Profile 4 Laura Bell's War; 4 News from the Front Line; Profile 5 R.S. Amos, Finding out the Fate of Loved Ones; 5 Life at Home; Profile 6 William Henry Taylor, Special Constable; 6 Coming Home; Profile 7 A.O. Blent, Prisoner of War; Postscript Legacy; Profile 8 William Thomas Bayes, a New Life at Home.
Series Title: Great War Britain.
Responsibility: by Kidderminster and District Archaeological and Historical Society.

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