Click here to see the Pleasley Vale War Memorial and the names The first classic recruitment poster featuring Lord Kitchener. Unfortunately the goverment were not ready for 20th century warfare. Click here to see the Mansfield Woodhouse Memorial and the names.
Click here to read the story of my Great-great uncle Harold Bowler who died at the Battle of Messines in July 1917 Click here to read about former Stuffynwood Hall resident, Sir Arthur Marham's struggle in parliament to bring home the under-age recruits.