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'Derbyshire's Forgotten Story' a talk given by Charles Beresford


Charles’s realisation at an early age that his Uncle, Private Jack Marlow of 6 the Northamptonshire Regiment had been killed at the Battle of Loos a few days short of his seventeenth birthday led to a lifelong interest in the Great War. He is an authority on British and Imperial combatant clergymen and ministers of all denominations in the Great Wa…

The Home Front: Derbyshire in the First World War


Author: Scott Lomax Pen and Sword Books Ltd, Barnsley, 2016   When the servicemen were demobilised in 1919 they returned to a Britain that was very different to that which they had been fighting for. Industrial expansion, changes to the status of women, changing attitudes to the class system and plans for major housing developments to replace th…