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Broken by Messines in WWI : the grandparents I never knew

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  • Catalogue title
    • Broken by Messines in WWI : the grandparents I never knew / Mark M. S. Wardlaw
  • Type
  • Website
  • Identifiers
    D640.A2 WAR  (Call Number)
  • Edition
    Paperback edition
  • ISBN
    9781526206435
  • Available in
    Reading Room  (Location)
  • Abstract
    • "To commemorate the centennial anniversary, Battle of Messines, Flanders, Belgium, June 7-14, 1917.
    • Just like other people living their lives and making plans Peter and Kate would never have thought there would be a world war. If this happened to us how would we cope?
    • A true story based on the discovery in 2006 of letters written a hundred year ago in an ornate wooden box; about two young people who met and fell in love. They swore to be true, but each had dreams they wished to fulfil before settling down.
    • Kate sailed to New Zealand in February 1912 to work and travel. Peter, an engineer, went into business to manufacture his seed sowing machine in Lutterworth, England. Production had just started when war broke out in August 1914. He joined the Royal Field Artillery and trained as a gunner seeing action in Gallipoli and the Western Front. Kate delayed her return to Britain.
    • Could they get together again? What happened at Messines?"--Publisher's website (accessed 22/5/2017)
  • Physical description
    233 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, genealogical tables, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
  • Production
    Wardlaw, Mark M. S., 1958-, author (Creator)
    MMSANDJWARDLAW.CO.UK (Publisher)
    [Cornwall?]  (Place of occurrence)
    2017
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  • Citation
    Broken by Messines in WWI : the grandparents I never knew
  • Notes
    • Broken by Messines website (accessed 22/5/2017)
    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-233).

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