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Online WWI Diary of Oundle Doctor Follows Experience of War 100 Years On

Online WWI Diary of Oundle Doctor Follows Experience of War 100 Years On

One hundred years ago today, Britain was at war. Young men all over Britain rushed to enlist to support their Queen and country. During the Great War, six million British…

Experience of War Recorded in John Binder’s Diary

Experience of War Recorded in John Binder’s Diary

Oundle’s war memorial in the centre of town is familiar to everyone and yet, over the years its significance has become less personal. Families move on, and the memorial becomes…

Oundle Roll of Honour

Oundle Roll of Honour

Private George Ernest Afford, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 September 1916, aged 28. Born in Oundle, enlisted Thrapston. Son of Mr and Mrs C. G. Afford, 34, East…

Remembrance 1914-2014

Remembrance 1914-2014

There are five memorials in Oundle that commemorate the First World War and pay tribute to the men from Oundle who fell during the war. The first memorial to the…

Oundle Remembers

Oundle Remembers

At this year’s Remembrance Service at Oundle’s war memorial, the first wreath was laid by Ralph Carter, 93, a Burma Star veteran who worked on the Burma Railway as a…