Winning the Children

This article has been researched and written by Meredith Andrea, who is the grandniece of a World War 1 boy soldier Clements Hall Local History Group https://clementshallhistorygroup.wordpress.com  i...

Research in Brief – Reflections on Collection Day

Children of the Great War collection day Contributed by Michael Roper Our collection day was more successful than we could have hoped, with sixteen volunteers coming forward. Initial numbers had look...

Recent Talks by Centre Members

Members of the Everyday Lives in War centre have been busy sharing their research at various events over the last few months. Michael Roper gave a paper on children of disabled soldiers at the IHR...

Children of the Great War memorial collection day

The University of Essex will host a collection day on 18 July, giving people an opportunity to share their family memories of the First World War. Do you have a relative who fought in the Great War, ...

Screening of Children of the Great War

Children of the Great War Contributed by Michael Roper (Centre Member and Professor of History at University of Essex) During 2013-14 Age Exchange ran a series of open days in London at which members...