All posts tagged "Great War"

  • Rainhill Remembers WWI with Exhibition, Website

    Rainhill Civic Society have paid tribute to their village’s role in World War One with an exhibition and a new website. Rainhillremembers.uk is packed with historical information, artefacts and photographs documenting local soldiers of WWI – both...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • 100 Years Ago Today: When Prescot Went to War

    Stephen Nulty of the Prescot Roll of Honour website writes: And So to War At 8:30 a.m. on the 13th February 1915, the 1/5th Battalion of the South Lancashire Regiment left England aboard the s.s. “King Edward”, bound...

    • Posted February 13, 2015
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  • Prescot Cemetery Friends Commemorate WWI with Booklet

    The Friends of Prescot Cemetery and Churchyard are honouring the centenary of World War One with a booklet by local researcher Stephen Nulty. ‘A Walk among the Graves of the Great War’ is a guide to the burial...

    • Posted September 23, 2014
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  • Prescot School Home to WWI ‘Mini Museum’

    Knowsley Park Centre for Learning in Prescot has become a mini museum to commemorate the outbreak of World War One. An exhibition of items and photographs relating to both world wars takes place until 28 June, opening...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • WWI Last Post Project Launches in Whiston

    A nationwide project to commemorate the centenary of World War One is being launched in Whiston. For a fortnight either side of Remembrance Sunday this year, over 300 UK towns will take part in the Last Post...

    • Posted February 27, 2014
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  • Prescot Museum Wants WWI Stories, Memorabilia

    (Press release: Knowsley Council) Does your family have a tale of heroism about an ancestor who fought in the First World War? Do you know any interesting stories about the experiences of local soldiers who served in...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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