Great War recollections


The reports below relate to two members of one Bishop Monkton family - one to Pip Garside's father and the other to Peter Garside's uncle.

BLINDED FOR A WEEK BY MUSTARD GAS
 





A 19-YEAR-OLD WHO DIED FROM
HIS WOUNDS



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Remembered with pride



 
NEXT: We tell the wartime experiences of two brothers, Naomi Waddington's grandfather and great uncle, who enlisted on the same day and underwent their early training in scenes resembling a scene from Dad's Army, drilling in civilian clothes 
and using  poles as rifles.