The early years of the First World War brought a large number of casualties to the army of Great Britain and despite the number of volunteers the government was soon in dire need of more troops. On the 2nd March 1916 …
I am the Project Leader for Kingston Museum’s HLF funded project and exhibition entitled ’1914: Remembering Kingston at War’. I hold a Bachelors with honours from the University of Warwick in French and History and a Masters from the University of Exeter in War and Society. I am a specialist historian in the First World War.
Muirhead Bone was born on the 23rd March 1876 in the suburb of Partick in Glasgow. Born into rather an impoverished family, any talent Bone and his siblings showed was encouraged. Each birthday Bone received artist’s materials and every week …
Communities across the United Kingdom are marking the First World War centenary through numerous projects thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Members of the public have been encouraged to come forward with stories which have not previously …
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