Sheridan Parsons

Wootton Bassett One Hundred Years Ago - The Great War: 1

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What was it like living in Wootton Bassett in WW1?
How were local families affected, and how did they contribute to the war effort?
Wootton Bassett One Hundred Years Ago is a social history of life in and around the town during the Great War years.
The book begins with a Roll of Honour for our fallen heroes in Wootton Bassett, Hook, Lydiard Tregoze, Tockenham, and Brinkworth.
There are chapters on local regiments, recruitment, nursing, volunteer activity, employment, German prisoners of war, Belgian refugees, remembrance, war memorials, and more.
It is a companion volume to ‘The Town’, which describes every family and every business in the town, house by house.