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1919 Peace Medallion

In September 1919, the children of Kildwick school were each presented with a Peace Medallion, by W.A. Brigg.  The medallion commemorated the signing of the Versailles Agreement, and was one of a number of designs used in different areas of the country Photographs of this medallion have recently been donated to the project:      […]

Farnhill Volunteers and the WW1 Poets – 9

Another of our short pieces, connecting the experiences of the Farnhill WW1 Volunteers with the iconic poetry of the war period, the work of the so-called War Poets. Article – Stretcher bearers  

Farnhill Volunteers and the WW1 Poets – 8

Another of our short pieces, connecting the experiences of the Farnhill WW1 Volunteers with the iconic poetry of the war period, the work of the so-called War Poets. Article – Thoughts of home  

Farnhill Volunteers and the WW1 Poets – 7

Another of our short pieces, connecting the experiences of the Farnhill WW1 Volunteers with the iconic poetry of the war period, the work of the so-called War Poets. Article – The Volunteer chaplain  

Farnhill Volunteers and the WW1 Poets – 6

Another of our short pieces, connecting the experiences of the Farnhill WW1 Volunteers with the iconic poetry of the war period, the work of the so-called War Poets. Article – Life in the trenches  

Farnhill Volunteers and the WW1 Poets – 5

Another of our short pieces, connecting the experiences of the Farnhill WW1 Volunteers with the iconic poetry of the war period, the work of the so-called War Poets. Article – The Farnhill sailors (and one lucky soldier)  

Farnhill Volunteers and the WW1 Poets – 4

Another of our short pieces, connecting the experiences of the Farnhill WW1 Volunteers with the iconic poetry of the war period, the work of the so-called War Poets. Article – Fathers and Sons  

More updates to biographies – SB36 Pension Ledgers

The WW1 SB36 Pension Ledgers – showing details of payments made to men who were discharged from the forces on medical grounds and to the next of kin of men who died in service – have recently been digitised and made available. The biographies of the following 18 Farnhill WW1 Volunteers have been updated with […]

Farnhill Volunteers and the WW1 Poets – 3

Another of our short pieces, connecting the experiences of the Farnhill WW1 Volunteers with the iconic poetry of the war period, the work of the so-called War Poets. Article – No known grave