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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  

More updates to biographies – Methodist Roll

The biographies of all the Farnhill WW1 Volunteers whose names were included on the Farnhill Methodist Roll of Honour have been updated to include an image of the digitally restored version of the Roll, created as part of the project, rather than the poor quality image used in the original texts: Herbert Barker Rupert Barker […]

Farnhill Volunteers and the WW1 Poets – 2

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 – Mobilization and recruitment  

Updated biographies

Since the armistice centenary commermorations, material has come to light which has allowed us to update the biographies of several of the Farnhill WW1 Volunteers, namely: Cecil Green Charles Green Harry Green John Hill Joseph Smith Thomas Edward Sugden Percy Walmsley William Ward The full set of biographies can be found on the Biographies page. […]