Laindon in the Great War

Ken Porter, Stephen Wynn

Publication date:
November 2014
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
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A brief history of how the people of Laindon and district coped with the problems of the First World War

• Throughout the book are individual family memories, over 100 photographs and appropriate oems mostly written at the time.

• Indication of why Britain went to war

• Insight into the role of the local Explosive factories.

• Individual stories of those who applied for exemption and the hysteria of suspected spies.

• The role played by our Women Folk

• Culminating in individual stories of our men folk who went to war on our behalf.