About the Author:
David Huggonson first became interested in Preston and the First World War in 2003 during voluntary work for a local museum. It has since formed the subject of an MA thesis. In 2014 David will be working alongside volunteers and museum curators on the 'Preston Remembers' project, which has received Heritage Lottery Funding and will mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War in the city. David lives in Preston.