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Buriton and WW1: July 1917 to March 1918

By 14th February 2018World War 1

Our project to find out more about the impacts of The Great War on life at home in Buriton – and to find out what happened to each of the men from the parish who took part in the conflict – continues to make good progress.

Our research is looking at as many sources as possible and is summarising findings, season by season, covering the activities and events of 100 years ago – as seen through local eyes.

Almost inevitably, we cannot be absolutely certain about the exact location of any of the men from the parish on the battlefields at any specific time. If we have made any errors we apologise and we are always grateful to receive amendments. If you think that you might be able to help in any way, please let us know via heritage@buriton.org.uk

Perhaps you have some family stories of wartime – or letters or diaries which suggest what life was like in this area in those troubled times?

The latest instalments of our findings are here:

  •  The thirteenth instalment (July to September 1917) is available here
  •  The fourteenth instalment (October to December 1917) is here
  •  The fifteenth instalment (January to March 1918) is here