Queen Victoria Ruled England. The story begins in the 1880s, Harry loses his parents and sister Ena, to consumption. He walks miles daily working on a stud farm, whilst looking after his ailing younger brother. Mary is the daughter of the owner of the Stud Farm, where Harry works. The death of Harrys brother throws them together. On her 18th birthday she proclaims her love for Harry. Marys father disowns her and throws her out pregnant, penniless and destitute. Marys Boys, is a story of love, heroism, loyalty and comradeship, during the very difficult years leading up to and including WWI.