Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Recruitment to Remembrance: The Story of Underage Boy Soldiers

9 November , 2:00 pm

At 2:00pm on Tuesday 9 November 2021 at Mansfield Central Library Jo Riley tells the story of the thousands of underage volunteers who signed up in the early stages of the First World War. Many gave false names making it hard for parents to discover what had happened to their sons. Mansfield’s Liberal MP, Sir Arthur Markham, worked tirelessly to stop their recruitment and return the underage soldiers home to their families

Book at https://www.inspireculture.org.uk/whats-on/events/recruitment-to-remembrance/

£3 Booking Required

Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries

View Organiser Website

Mansfield Library

Four Seasons Centre, West Gate
Mansfield, NG18 1NH
+ Google Map

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.