1920:- Gerard Eyre returns,having been in prison as a conscientious objector and stays with the Middletons after being made unwelcome in the village. Robin gives him his old job back but he is humiliated by Ingham and decides to leave. Hankin's wife Norma is organizing the war memorial for the village and Grace is distraught that Joe's name will not be included as,due to his shell-shock,he was shot for cowardice. At a village meeting she speaks up passionately and finds an unusual ally in Lady Clem,who also thwarts Wylie's plan to marry Caro. The village is struck by Spanish flu,in the aftermath of which the memorial unveiling ceremony is about to be scrapped but John persuades the community to hold it and,thanks to Lady Clem and Edmund, Joe is not forgotten.
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