Kinmel Revisited

Kinmel Revisited

by Robert James Bridges


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Today one could perhaps be forgiven for not noticing the small village of Bodelwyddan situated on the North Wales coast, but back in the year 1919, just after the war to end all wars, some four-hundred men of the Canadian expeditionary force stationed in the camp adjacent to the village, in 1919 the camp, and indeed Bodelwyddan, were on the front page of almost every tabloid in the country.

In 1990, author Robert (Bob) Bridge and his wife, Lilian, decided to retire from their jobs and move closer to their aged parents in Abergele, another village not far from Bodelwyddan. They purchased an old Victorian house and renovated it to more modern standards. As they proceeded, they encountered an old box in the corner. As they brushed away the dust, they saw the insignia of a Regiment that they were not familiar with. Inside that box were old manuscripts that were damp and almost unreadable, however they were able to make out the words, Kinmel Revisited.

The fascinating story told herein began to unfold of an army officer and his wife who had lodged at Abergele in 1919 during the riot at camp. You will find yourself in scenes of a long forgotten era where men screamed in pain and to the horrors that Captain George Sawley had witnessed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781952894367
Publisher: Pen It! Publications, LLC
Publication date: 08/31/2020
Pages: 88
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.18(d)

About the Author

Author Robert James Bridge began writing many years ago mainly because he has an imagination that tends to take him into a sort of dreamworld. At 82 years old, he still writes to this day, simply because he loves what he does; even if it pays very little.

Bridge lives with his long-suffering wife, who has recently been given the all clear from cancer. He indicates she is long-suffering, because she has helped him to continue to write and given him the inspiration to carry on writing. Bridge and his wife, Mildred, live on the South Coast of the United Kingdom, five minutes from the seaside.

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