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The Great War Dead of Crewe & Nantwich by Mark Potts & Joy Bratherton

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Softback, 219pp, 2001.  Copies priced £10 may be obtained from Joy Bratherton. [Available in 2021 for £7.25 from Abebooks] This privately published book is another very good example of the valuable work being done in the field of local history by Great War enthusiasts. The title refers to the typical letter sent to bereaved relatives after a ser…


Dear Mrs Jones - The Great War Dead of Crewe & Nantwich by Mark Potts & Joy Bratherton

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[This review first appeared in Stand To! No. 63 January  2002] Softback, 219pp, 2001.  Copies priced £10 may be obtained from Joy Bratherton at 40 Greenway, Coppenhall, Crewe, Cheshire CW1 4JN, UK.  This privately published book is another very good example of the valuable work being done in the field of local history by Great War enthusiasts. T…


Farnham in the Great War by Maurice Hewins

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Printed and bound by Print2Demand Ltd. 17cm x 24cm 202 pages When I was asked to read and review Maurice Hewin's Farnham in the Great War I jumped at the chance. Having struggled myself to produce a history of the men of Rowledge who fell in the Great War, I knew only too well that the source of material for any work relating to that period was …