World War I - At the front

Although it was mostly men involved directly with the fighting, the war also had consequences for women who were caught up in the conflict or affected by it at home.


Letters home

Read from a selection of letters which friends and families received from those on the front lines.

These and many others have been published in the two volumns of the “Royston’s Call to Arms” series.

Read some of their letters

Narratives from the conflict

Read about some of those from the town who were at the front line or who found themselves caught up in the conflict. Some have been written by others who observed their actions. Many are written first hand by those directly involved.

Read their stories

The fallen remembered

Here you can find information about each of the men who fought in the World Wars of the 20th century and who are listed on the Royston War Memorial.

Find out more about the men