Wendover Remembers

Stories related to local participation in World War One

Wendover Remembers, February 1915

Val Moir and Mike Senior  |  Published: Feb 14th 2015
It was during the February fighting on the Western Front that Wendover suffered its third fatality of the war.

Wendover Remembers, January 1915

Val Moir and Mike Senior  |  Published: Jan 1st 2015
The Wendover Parish Magazine recorded the death of Mr F. How a well-known local butcher whose family had traded on the High Street for over 100 years.

Wendover Remembers, December 1914

Val Moir and Mike Senior  |  Published: Dec 1st 2014
At least one Wendover soldier, Pte Charles Atkins serving with the Royal Berkshire Regiment, took part in the Christmas Truce.

Wendover Remembers, November 1914

Val Moir and Mike Senior  |  Published: Nov 1st 2014
In Wendover, there was great excitement when rumours were confirmed of two important visitors to Halton Camp.Lord Kitchener, the Secretary for War, inspected the Halton troops at the end of October.

Wendover Remembers, September 1914

Val Moir and Mike Senior  |  Published: Sep 1st 2014
The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) – about 120,000 men – was mobilised on 5 August 1914.

Wendover Remembers the start of WW1

  |  Published: Aug 14th 2014
People gathered at the War Memorial on the Manor Waste for a short service and wreath laying at 11pm on Monday 4 August 2014 to mark the entry of the UK into what became the Great War, now known as World War One.

Wendover Remembers, August 1914

Val Moir and Mike Senior  |  Published: Aug 1st 2014
Month by month for the next four years this column will describe how the First World War affected the people of Wendover and how they dealt with the new and extraordinary circumstances that arose exactly 100 years ago.
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