The Hunt family: Three women, three babies, and four soldiers

Most written histories of war have focused on the role of men. Yet, behind the familiar narratives of male courage, honour, and death on the battlefield are less well-known stories of female fortitude, anxiety, and loss on the home front. One such story is that of Chertsey mother Eleanor Hunt and her Irish daughters-in-law Jane… Continue reading The Hunt family: Three women, three babies, and four soldiers