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Ep. 122 – The Welsh Walter Mitty – Marietta Crichton Stuart


Marietta Crichton Stuart talks about Percy Shuttlewood who served in her grandfather’s battalion during the Great War and she describes as the ‘Welsh Walter Mitty’.

The Kinmel Park Camp Riots 1919 by J Putkowski


55pp. Illustrated. Card covers.  Flintshire Historical Society. £2.50.  £3.50 by post from Clwyd County Record Office The Old Rectory, Hawarden, Deeside, Clwyd CH5 3NR.  ISBN 0 9512776 18. [This review first appeared in the Winter 1989 edition of Stand To! No.27] In early 1919, discontent among Canadian soldiers awaiting demobilisation in Bri…

28 December 1917 : Lily Leaver


Her parents were Edward (a Hewer from Somerset who died in 1904) and Annie Leaver.  On 31 March 1901 Lily was 5 and lived with her parents at 30 Commerce Street, Aberdare, Wales with her parents and eight of her ten siblings.  During the First World War Lily was a munitions worker and lived at 119 High Street, Abertridwr, Wales. It would appear…