Tig's Boys

    Tig's Boys

    Letters to Sir, from the Trenches

    David Hilliam

    Spellmount 2011

    Paperback 192pp Illustrated

    9780752463315   Product Code: 98648

    Bournemouth Grammar School was founded in 1901; it was a mere 14 years old when war broke out and many of its first 'old boys' were fighting in France. Printed in the school magazines of 1914-1918, the letters written to the headmaster, Dr Edward Fenwick or 'Tig', by old boys describing their wartime adventures, and the articles and 98 obituaries written by Tig give a powerful sense of the spirit and the tragedy of the 'lost generation'.

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