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The boys of Shakespeare's School in the First World War / Richard Pearson.

  • Author

    Pearson, Richard

  • Date published

    2010

  • Publisher

    Stroud : History, 2010.

  • Subject

    World War, 1914-1918 Campaigns Western Front

    World War, 1914-1918 Regimental histories Great Britain

    Warfare and Defence. eflch

  • Accession number

    83439978

  • Class

    Reading Room - 87.37/PEA

  • ISBN

    9780752455105 (pbk.), 0752455109 (pbk.)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    160 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Summary, etc: Like many young men of the time, the boys of King Edward VI School saw the outbreak of the First World War as an opportunity for bravery excitement. By the time the Armistice was signed in late 1918, 31 old boys one master had been killed. For such a small grammar school the cost was significant, as too were the number of awards for gallantry.