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Bevin's Boys

The books featured below give you a good insight into the life of a Bevin Boy

Echoes of War. THE BEVIN BOY

This book of 118 pages by David Hay tells in great detail his times as a Bevin Boy in the Cannock Chase Coalfield.

The Forgotten Conscript. A HISTORY OF THE BEVIN BOY

An excellent book of 153 pages by Warwick Taylor. The book is packed full of interesting facts and figures about Bevin's Boys.


A 34 page booklet by Phil Yates. Well worth reading, full of little stories from other Bevin's Boys, supplemented by photographs and drawings.

Comrie Bevin Boy's Site

An aerial view of the old Bevin Boy's camp near Comrie.

Bevin Boy's Travel Warrent

Clothing Ration Book

Boys Own Comic

War Poster

Bevin Boy's Call-up Papers

Bevin Boy's Release Papers

Notice to Report to Employment Exchange

Bevin Boy's Payslip

Lord Ernest Bevin

Ration Book


National Registration Card

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