The personal reminiscences of Frances Bertha Locke (née Locke)
describing her life during the First World War, as told to her son nearly 80 years later.
Life at Home
Schooling and Childhood Friends
Oakley Lodge School later moved in Marlowes and became Coombrook School. Came you help identify the children in the 1922 picture?
The Local Shops
Chapter 5 has been reprinted, in an edited form, as A Walk along the High Street: Hemel Hempstead 85 years ago.
A Stroll Around Hemel Hempstead
Events and Holidays
A Child's View of the War
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