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This exhibition is about the contribution of local people on the home front whose lives were affected by the war.
One hundred years ago, South Gloucestershire was a rural backwater of beautiful rolling countryside, market towns and villages, with some small scale industry.
Local stories about people from South Gloucestershire in the First World War.
Find out about Mary Leach of Winchcombe Cottage in Little Sodbury and her husband, Bill.
Read about Frank and Rose Symes who ran thriving shops in the First World War.
Find out about Cecil Bernard Symes and his medical research, and Mabel Emily Flux who was Awarded an OBE.
Samuel Dennis was a much loved and respected schoolmaster. From 1917, Samuel ran the National and Council schools for the
duration of the war.