Finding Private Uttley: A Soldier of the Great War

Roger Smith


Finding Private Uttley: A Soldier of the Great War

Finding Private Uttley: A Soldier of the Great War

  • Title: Finding Private Uttley: A Soldier of the Great War
  • Author: Roger Smith
  • ISBN: 9781784626839
  • Page: 236
  • Format: ebook



Finding Private Uttley examines the causes of the Great War and life on the Western Front, asking four questions What was life like on the western Front Why did the soldiers at the time take part and then carry on How did they survive for so long What would I you have done The guns of the Great War, the war that was supposed to end all wars, were silenced on 11th NovembeFinding Private Uttley examines the causes of the Great War and life on the Western Front, asking four questions What was life like on the western Front Why did the soldiers at the time take part and then carry on How did they survive for so long What would I you have done The guns of the Great War, the war that was supposed to end all wars, were silenced on 11th November 1918 and the names of the great battles of Loos, Somme, Ypres, Arras and Passchendaele began to pass into history But those battles are not just names from the past they were fought by millions of ordinary, amateur soldiers who died, suffered and did their best in the filthy, violent, heartbreaking carnage of the trenches.Private JW Uttley was one of those millions who volunteered in 1914 to do their duty This book is about him, but most families in Britain could easily find their own relatives with similar, poignant and moving stories to tell The First World War touched almost every city, town, village and family in Britain and finding out what Jack Uttley did, where he went and what happened to him, helps us recognise what millions of other soldiers achieved Their stories describe the unimaginable heroism of those in the front line and the horrors of war, and we owe it to those brave soldiers to try to understand why they volunteered and how they fought The we know about them, the likely it is that we will remember the lives that were lost and their sacrifices, which changed our world forever.Written to commemorate the centenary of World War One, Finding Private Uttley reminds us of the men who laid down their lives to safeguard our country.


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As you may be aware, the First World War began a hundred years ago last month. I was in a talk in the spring and the speaker said that out of all the wars in this century WWI stands out for many reasons but most of all because so many people have a personal connection to the war. He asked the room if everyone who had a family member in the war could raise their hand and almost everyone’s hands went up. Of course, I’m Canadian so that’s not especially surprising. Roger Smith’s hand would [...]


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