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The Lost Boys of Wellingborough: Remembering those who fell in the Great War

Swailes, Stephen (2012) The Lost Boys of Wellingborough: Remembering those who fell in the Great War. Northamptonshire past and present (65). pp. 84-96. ISSN 0140-9131

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Abstract

This article is the outcome of a project to identify all 677 names listed on the Great War memorial in Wellingborough. The article first identifies the various memorials placed in the town after the war before giving an analysis of casualties derived from service records and local newspapers. Extracts from soldiers' letters home are given. Omissions and mistakes on the memorial are identified. The article attempts to portray the impact of the losses on the town.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Schools: The Business School
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Depositing User: Stephen Swailes
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2016 14:15
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2016 17:46
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/29185

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