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23 December 1915 : Roland A Leighton


Roland Leighton was the oldest surviving child of literary parents, Robert and Marie Leighton. As a result of the guilt following the death of her first child, Marie spoilt Roland and neglected his younger siblings-sister Clare and brother Evelyn. Roland entered Uppingham School in September 1909 and was in The Lodge House. Seventeen of the 66 boy…

'Vera Brittain 1893 -1970: Her Life Known and Unknown by Dr Philomena Badsey'


  Vera Brittain's 'Testament of Youth (1933)' is an important text for the study of the First World War.  Dr Badsey's talk puts this text in the context of the political, social and religious beliefs of Vera Brittain's entire life.  Dr. Phylomena Badsey MA was awarded her PhD from Kingston University in 2005, its topic "The Political Thought of V…

Vera Britain


ONLINE LECTURE Vera Brittain By Michelle Young Michelle will talk about Vera Brittain, and her wartime experiences, told through letters. she will talk about Vera’s life pre-war, and very briefly post war and illustrate this through slides of places where she lived, studied and worked. Michelle’s hope is that at the end of the talk, attendee’s …