Brothers at war : a First World War family history / by Sarah Ridley.

By: Ridley, Sarah, 1963- [author.]
Contributor(s): Ridley-Johnson, Eliza, 1999- [author.] | Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Franklin Watts, 2012Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cmISBN: 9781445108704; 1445108704 ; 9781445124056 ; 144512405XSubject(s): Baker family -- Genealogy -- Children's nonfiction | Baker, Lionel -- Children's nonfiction | Baker, Arthur -- Children's nonfiction | Baker, Maurice -- Children's nonfiction | Great Britain. Army -- Records and correspondence -- Children's nonfiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Children's nonfiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- Sources -- Children's nonfiction | Genealogy -- Children's nonfictionDDC classification: 940.40092241
Contents:
The Baker brothers -- A country childhood -- War breaks out, 1914 -- Arthur's war -- Maurice's war -- Dear mother -- On active service -- Attack! -- Bad news -- Lionel's war -- Lionel's box -- 1918 -- Remembrance -- What happened next? -- Researching your own family history -- Glossary.
Summary: "At the turn of the 20th century four brothers were born to the Baker family, Lionel, Arthur, Maurice and Harold. Over a hundred years later Eliza, one of Arthur Baker's great-grandchildren, and her mother, Sarah, decided to find out about these ancestors. They delved into the past to uncover for themselves the story of Lionel, Arthur and Maurice during the First World War. Using letters sent from the Western Front, a diary written in a prisoner of war camp and other documentary evidence, Eliza and Sarah uncover their fascinating family history of the First World War"--Publisher's description.
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The Baker brothers -- A country childhood -- War breaks out, 1914 -- Arthur's war -- Maurice's war -- Dear mother -- On active service -- Attack! -- Bad news -- Lionel's war -- Lionel's box -- 1918 -- Remembrance -- What happened next? -- Researching your own family history -- Glossary.

"At the turn of the 20th century four brothers were born to the Baker family, Lionel, Arthur, Maurice and Harold. Over a hundred years later Eliza, one of Arthur Baker's great-grandchildren, and her mother, Sarah, decided to find out about these ancestors. They delved into the past to uncover for themselves the story of Lionel, Arthur and Maurice during the First World War. Using letters sent from the Western Front, a diary written in a prisoner of war camp and other documentary evidence, Eliza and Sarah uncover their fascinating family history of the First World War"--Publisher's description.

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