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William Troughton - Aberystwyth & the Great War - 9781445642901 - V9781445642901
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Aberystwyth & the Great War

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Description for Aberystwyth & the Great War Paperback. This fascinating book documents the impact of the First World War had on Aberystwyth, and how the area has changed and developed over time. Num Pages: 128 pages, 50. BIC Classification: 1DBKWV; 3JJF; HBWN; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 165 x 14. Weight in Grams: 310.
Basking in the summer sunshine of July 1914, the west coast of Wales seemed far away from a war on mainland Europe. However, its effects were soon felt, as within days the Territorial Army camped nearby were marched off to go to – well, no one knew quite where. As the years dragged on, nearly every family was affected by the war. Raw recruits were billeted in the town and marched up and down the promenade, signallers practised sending messages by semaphore from the castle to Constitution Hill and the dreaded telegrams dropped onto doormats with ever increasing regularity. ... Read more

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About William Troughton
William Troughton was born and raised in Aberystwyth. He has been employed at the National Library of Wales for over twenty years and written a number of books and articles on the history of his hometown.

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