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Category Archives: World War One

The beginning of World War One was announced from the Cambridge pulpits in New ZealandĀ on Sunday evening 2 August 1914. Britain was at war with Germany.

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There was not much work done the next day as the townspeople waited around the Post Office for more news.

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Bob Chambers, who was employed by Geo Clark and Sons was already in Hamilton and was the first Cambridge man to sign up.

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