Dorset Stories of the Great War

In this section, we hope to share with you stories of Dorset and the local population during the Great War. If you have a family story you would like to share, please do get in touch!

The Wartime Memoirs of Emily Dunning

Emily Dunning was a young girl who lived in Longham, then in Wareham during the war. Her wartime experiences were recorded in 1972-74 and generously shared with us by her family. In addition to this, Emily collected a fantastic group of photographs, mainly of military friends she made whilst they were stationed in Dorset.

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