Pershore Men of the Great War 1914-1918, A Continuation of the Research of Malcolm Farmer, by Trudy Burge
Book published by Greyhound, c.180 pages (unpaginated). Paperback (N6115X1)
This book provides a fascinating (alphabetical record) of the men from the small Worcestershire town of Pershore who served and died during the first World War. The details contained in each entry varies according to what information is known, but an example of one entry is given below to provide an idea of what is included
Private Harold G Moseley, Service No 28688, Age:19, Hampshire Regiment - 2nd Battalion. Died of wounds at Flanders on 5th September 1918. Buried at Longueness (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Thomas & Lucy Moseley of Chipping Campden, formerly of High Street in Pershore (1911 Census).
Evesham Journal, 21 September 1918: Pershore Soldier Dies of Wounds. Deep sympathy is felt with Mr. and Mrs. T. Mosley and family, High Street, Pershore, in the loss of another son, Pte. Harold Moseley of the Hampshire Regiment, who is reported officially of having died of wounds received in action in France. He was 19 years of age. Previous to joining the colours in June 1917, he assisted his father in the boat trade. He went to France in the early part of April this year. His brother Leonard also died of wounds four months ago.
The condition of the book is generally very good. The covers are clean and bright, the spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is a price printed and a small price sticker, both on the rear side cover.