100 Years of Housing Heroes: Commemorative Book

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From the early days of WWI through to the present day, this fabulous book spotlights the people, anecdotes and history of Haig Housing Trust. With the proceeds going to the Coming Home Campaign, Haig Housing's fundraising campaign, this remarkable new book, fully illustrated throughout, presents stories about the brave and dedicated people whose fascinating and extraordinary stories enrich the telling of the Coming Home story. The book focuses on the development of the Trust, its people and history; from the early years of the First World War with the work of society hostess Mrs Willie James, Founder of the Housing Association for Officers' Families, to the inception of Douglas Haig Memorial Homes on the death of the Field Marshal in 1928. Through to its current status as the leading provider of housing for ex-members of Her Majesty's Forces and provider of specially adapted housing for severely wounded and disabled Service and ex-Service people. It is packed full of anecdotes, history, architecture and social observations. There is something of interest in it for everybody! £25 plus £3.95 (P&P to UK mainland addresses) To order one today, please use the Shopping Cart below or telephone 020 8685 5781.

Discounts available when buying in bulk or on a 'sale or return' basis if you are organising an event. Please contact the Coming Home Campaign Team at Haig Housing Trust using our contact form or by telephoning 020 8685 5787.