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WWI Hellfire Corner Signboard

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WWI Prisoners of War from Lancashire Regiments

Parcels sent to British POWs in Germany Read More

WWI Shells Inspire the Game of Darts

Early brass dart shafts were fashioned from WWI artillery shells Read More
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WWI Soldier Frederick Peil saved by his bible

German bullet lodged in the bible of a Cumbrian soldier from Ireby Read More
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Grave Marker for Songster, the Oldest War Horse

Served with Leicestershire Yeomanry in First World War Read More

WWI Conscientious Objectors

How Richmond Castle became a prison for men who refused to fight Read More
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WW1 Battlefield Souvenirs

Soldiers collected objects belonging to enemy troops Read More
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Donald Simpson Bell's Victoria Cross

The story of the first footballer to volunteer in WW1 Read More

Christmas Gifts for WW1 Troops

A wartime charity helped soldiers celebrate Christmas in the trenches Read More

Remember Scarborough - WWI Bombardment

How the Home Front came under attack in WW1 Read More

First World War Army Rations

‘A Terrier’s Snap’: how a soldier made art from a WW1 army biscuit Read More

Peace Day and the Treaty of Versailles

Commemorating the end of WW1 Read More
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Palmer Cord Aero Tyres

The clever design that helped win a war Read More

WWI Food Shortages and Rationing

The Women's Land Army - feeding the Home Front! Read More

Writing to the ‘Enemy’ in WW1

A German soldier writes to a British officer’s widow Read More
Embroidered WW1 postcard

WW1 Postcards From the Front

Silk postcards sent home by First World War soldiers Read More
Gold pocket watch from 1914

Joseph W Giardelli's WWI Pocket Watch Case

Sent from his colleagues at the Royal Mint in 1914 Read More
First World War medals in a Princess Mary chocolate tin

Medals of the First World War

Including the Mercantile Marine War Medal and War Service Badge Read More
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WWI Mobile Dental Surgery

Providing dental treatment to soldiers fighting in France Read More

WWI Shrewsbury Memorial Remembering Katherine Harley

A remembrance stone that includes the name of a woman Read More
Pile of letters and photograph of a WW1 soldier

Losing a Loved One in WW1

How did relatives get news of a soldier’s death? Read More

WWI Preston Free Buffet

Refreshments on the station for sailors and soldiers Read More

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