We Shall Remember Them…

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Poppy WreathI farm next to a tiny village near Baldock. During the First World War a car arrived in the village (a very rare ocurrence in those days). An army officer stood in the back and told the assembled throng of young men, “Follow me to Weston” (the next village). Four of those who followed that car from our village never returned and you can see their names on the memorial to those who have no known grave at Theipval…
ThiepvalOn the war memorial in the tiny church at Clothall…
Clothall War MemorialAnd in our farm’s wages book from 1914…
4:8:1914 Wages BookWe Shall Remember Them

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