We will remember them – both men and boys

AS we approach Remembrance Day this month, Reflections writers look at how the Great War a century ago took a terrible toll on the men – and even some boys – of north Derbyshire.

FOLLOWING Britain’s declaration of war against Germany on 4 August 1914, there was a huge influx of men who answered the nation’s call, and a steady flow of new recruits over the subsequent four years of the Great War, writes Scott Lomax….