By Harry Scott
The booklet includes letters from Berwick’s infantrymen struggling with at ‘The Front’, with tales in their heroism, in addition to their affliction as they lay wounded at the battlefield or in army hospitals. There are pictures of many younger males from Berwick who went off to battle by no means to come back, and prisoners of warfare inform of the tough and inhumane remedy they suffered by the hands in their German captors.
One guy who captured the temper of Berwick and development of the warfare because it wore alongside its bloody direction used to be Thomas gray, “The Footplate Poet”. regardless of receiving nationwide popularity for his paintings, Thomas is a forgotten poet of Berwick, yet in the course of his study Harry Scott came across numerous of his wartime poems that are reproduced during this publication.
James Walker from Berwick, a famous authority and writer of a number of pictorial books at the heritage of Berwick, has written a really relocating and proposal scary foreword to the book.
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