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The First World War Home Front – a forgotten part of the war

The First World War Home Front – a forgotten part of the war

Most people know very little about the home front during the First World War. Prompted by this year’s centenary and the production of a resource pack for schools, volunteers and staff at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre have been looking into the archives for documents about the Great War. At the request of teachers, they looked into the role of children in the war researching the school log books to find out how the war affected their lives.

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