Poole, the First World War and its Legacy

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How did the war affect all involved; from those who fought, and made munitions in the factories to those nursing wounded soldiers and those left in Poole.


Uncover the stories of the 700 Poole men who fell, the ones who returned and the women who supported the war effort.

Munitions worker

David Watkins

12 Aug 1884 - 24 Aug 1914 Icon

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