Berkshire in The First World War is dedicated to the memory of all those who served, fought and made sacrifices for the war effort - and ultimately our freedom. This book is a remarkable compilation of case histories researched and written by a team of volunteers. 29 chapters cover The Royal Berkshire Regiment, civilian life, refugees and prisoners of war, women's roles and the aftermath of the war.The core research materials come from Reading Borough Libraries’ Local Studies Collections and newspaper coverage of the period; as well as Berkshire Record Office, Reading Museum, Museum of English Rural Life, Berkshire Yeomanry Museum and numerous national WW1 archives. Funded by Heritage Lottery Fund.

Goosecroft Publication 2015  304 pages

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