Homage to London 1914 to 1918

Homage to London 1914 to 1918

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Marabese By Marabese Updated Sep 12, 2017

1915 - This true continuing story is based on the men of London, who wanted to do their bit during World War 1 as well as how their choice to serve affects their families at home.
      
      Characters: 
      James Rannow - former ganger of the labourers.  Has a wife and two young children.
      
      Eliza Rannow, wife of James, with 2 young children, she works at the munitions factory.
      
      Jacko Jones - hard as nails. Labourer. Heavy drinker. Gambler. Former prize fighter.  Wife and 9 children.
      
      Lil Jones. Jacko's wife and mother of Rose Jones
      
      Rose Jones - daughter of Jacko, assistant at a Grocer's. 
      
      Young William 'Bill' Sewell - only 17. Volunteered underage. Formerly apprentice labourer.
      
      Lieutenant Nisbet-Lindley, platoon leader East Surrey Regiment. 
      
      Mick O'Connor - their friend and fellow labourer. Married with 13 children.  Irish guards.

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JamesJones270 JamesJones270 May 14, 2015
Excellent extract. Echoes of 'The Red Badge of Courage' for World War 1.