With grateful thanks to the following organisations who have generously allowed us to use material they have compiled over many years to create this memorial section:
10:14am Wednesday 6th July 2016
THE pioneering film made in 1916 about the Battle of the Somme is lined up for four more showings in Worcester, two of which will be accompanied by talks by war historians.
8:47am Tuesday 5th April 2016
A WREATH laying ceremony is to take place in Worcester on Saturday to honour a much decorated young First World War officer of the Worcestershire Regiment.
9:38am Wednesday 23rd March 2016
AN exhibition has opened at Hartlebury Castle showing the role the fortified manor house played as an emergency hospital during the First World War.
1:02pm Wednesday 16th March 2016
A MAJOR military exhibition, which will run for more than two months, is to be held in Worcester to mark one of the most heroic episodes in the history of the Worcestershire Yeomanry.
12:00am Saturday 18th October 2014
12:00am Saturday 11th October 2014
8:05pm Tuesday 9th June 2015
100 YEARS AGO Information has been sent to his parents, Mr and Mrs W.G.R Stone of Tybridge House in Tybridge Street of the death at the front of their youngest son, Private Harold Stone.
10:00am Monday 27th October 2014
AN ambulance train taking wounded servicemen from Southampton to Birmingham passed through Shrub Hill Station, Worcester on Friday afternoon, waiting there for about 10 minutes. All who were at the station were filled with pity for the wounded fellows, and cigarettes and chocolate were given to those who were well enough to lean out of the carriage windows.
11:17am Tuesday 21st June 2016
A WREATH laying ceremony is to take place in Worcester to honour the bravery of a local soldier during the opening exchanges of the First World War Battle of the Somme.
11:23am Thursday 11th June 2015
AN award winning photographer and First World War authority is to give a talk in Malvern about the conflict.
9:36am Wednesday 1st July 2015
Mr Rick Allen, of Stainburn Close, Worcester, has sent us powerfully descriptive extract from his grandfather's Word War One diary, telling of the destruction of the ancient town of Ypres and running the gauntlet of 'Hellfire corner.'
12:16pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015
In the first months of the war, Arthur & Mary Smith of Ganderton Row, Pershore, received a letter from their son Percy.
5:52pm Thursday 24th July 2014
The Worcestershire Regiment dates back to 1782 when the 29th Regiment of Foot was officially linked with the county of Worcestershire. In 1877, the 29th and 36th (Herefordshire) Regiments established their depots in the new Norton Barracks and began a close association with Worcester.
3:35pm Tuesday 8th July 2014
1914 Britain declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914, after the army of Kaiser Willhelm invaded Belgium.