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those, from Burpham and Jacobs Well who gave their lives in the 1914-1918 war

‘Burpham Will Remember Them’

In the early 1900s Burpham was in the Parish of Worplesdon and together with Jacob’s Well was essentially one large, scattered, community.

‘The War to End All Wars’

A series, being published once a month during 2014, to mark the Centenary of the beginning of the First World War,

written by David Winter, a former Head of Religious Broadcasting at the BBC

He has written this series of articles about WW1. which are being published by ‘The Parish Pump’ for use in Parish Magazines - and are being featured in Burpham Times, the parish magazine for Burpham Church.

We thank the ‘The Parish Pump’ for permission to reproduce them on our website.

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The Tensions in Europe


Gallant Little Belgium


The Trenches


The Home Front and the Long Haul


Woodbine Willie


They went with songs to battle


The Battle of the Somme -

the WW! Battle that changed history



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