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Clevedon's Own : The Great War 1914 -1918

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ISBN: 1 901 084 41 8  PB 112 pp £9.95 (2008)Published by Clevedon History Publications.  Western Front Association member Rob Campbell has produced a fine book about the Somerset seaside town of Clevedon. Rob has lived in the town for many years and has collected medals awarded to residents of the town. Clevedon's Own is the result of years of res…


Ep.193 - Belgian Refugees in Glasgow during the Great War - Kieran Taylor

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PhD candidate Kieran Taylor, studying at the University of Stirling, talks about his research into Belgian refugees in Glasgow during the Great War. Your browser does not support the audio element. Kieran Taylor attended the University of…


Betty Stevenson – ‘the Happy Warrior’

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Within days of the war being declared the YMCA established recreation centres in the United Kingdom – largely near railway stations and other places where large numbers of troops were likely to be gathering. By the end of 1914, similar centres had been established at Le Havre in France and later in other areas of France. Above: The first YMCA H…