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Til the Boys Come Home: Great Rissington Soldiers

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“This fascinating book uncovers the story of the young men of Great Rissington who went off to fight in the trenches of the First World War. It provides a poignant account of a village at war, and is one that will resound through much of the country, highlighting the devastating effect the conflict had on the close-knit communities of Great Britain.

“This fascinating book uncovers the story of the young men of Great Rissington who went off to fight in the trenches of the First World War. It provides a poignant account of a village at war, and is one that will resound through much of the country, highlighting the devastating effect the conflict had on the close-knit communities of Great Britain. Meticulously researched biographical information, battalion war diaries, letters and photographs are brought together to vividly portray the personal stories of those that served, focusing not only on the men that gave their lives, but also on those who survived. In a war primarily remembered for its mass casualties, ‘Til the Boys Come Home reminds us that the men who fought and died were individuals, brave men thrust into a conflict the likes of which the world had never seen. ‘Til the Boys Come Home is above all a human story, narrated against the backdrop of a global war.”

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