39. The First World War, part 1. The beginning of the War.

Gerald Palmer was a small boy in the summer of 1914. He was four years old, and lived in the High Street, where his father was a saddler and harnessmaker. Gerald often roamed around Witham, and one of his favourite places was the railway station, where he used to peer through the railings. One day … Continue reading “39. The First World War, part 1. The beginning of the War.”