Marking the end of The Great War 

The First World War
(1914-18) remembered


IMPORTANT: IN reading the articles about the Great War be sure to scroll to the bottom of each page, otherwise you could miss reading the complete section and seeing all the pictures, some of them being published for the first time).


Part 1 
1. What happened in 1914
2. Bishop Monkton in 1914

Part 2
Bishop Monkton men who paid the supreme sacrifice
Honouring Edwin Bowes
Honouring William Heath
Honouring John Richardson
Honouring James Denison Cussans
Honouring Robert Lowther
(to access these reports click on THE 1914-18 WAR in  the index on left)

Part 3
The 54 village men named who answered the call

Part 4
Other war stories about individuals


Part 5
The time when gunfire resounded around Bishop Monkton
Conclusion:  Was it the war to end all wars?
For those who returned was it 'a land fit for heroes'?
Credits, publications and websites useful for addition information.