Winifred (1907-1914) Part 10 – The home front.

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Conscription of men into the Armed services was not introduced until 1916, but there was no shortage of men willing to volunteer in the early years. Surprisingly, on the home front, the civilian experience was very similar to that of those of us who experienced the Blitz in WWII – blackouts, enemy air activity and shortage of food. As in WWII air attack (presumably Zepplins) brought home the reality of war.

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