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'Temporary Gentlemen and Other Ranks' by Barry Blades


Young men such as J R Tolkien, who were commissioned as officers for the duration of the war only were known as 'temporary gentlemen'. In this fascinating presentation Barry Blades looks at these 'temporary gentlemen' and other ranks of the Great War. 

'Roll of Honour: Schooling in the Great War 1914-19' with Barry Blades


Barry Blades will be giving a presentation on schooling in the First World War.  IMAGES: Schools World War One. BBC, The Great War and Education.