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The Great War and the Holmans

Posted 2 days ago by Guy Boocock

Like many companies in the milling industry, Holmans Millwrights of Canterbury had men enlist in the First World War. Those who faced active service had to go. However, Holmans negotiated with the War Office by offering the company for munitions work as a means to retain those who were called up for munitions work and to keep the company going.

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