War has come to Hickling (at particularly close quarters during the Civil War) and Hickling has gone out to War.
In any community the impacts of war are felt at the most personal level; in Hickling the numbers affected were small but the damage was felt deeply.
These pages aim to keep these memories and stories alive.
The Wadkin archive also contains a number of textual pages summarising ‘Hickling at War’:
All school children received a message from the King at the end of the War – although this example wasn’t given out at Hickling School, it has been shared by a long-term resident of Hickling (J Bloor)