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Zeppelin Raids in the Humber During WW1
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Zeppelin Raids in the Humber During WW1

The effects of airship attacks on people of the Humber

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Donald Simpson Bell's Victoria Cross
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Donald Simpson Bell's Victoria Cross

The story of the first footballer to volunteer in WW1

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Remember Scarborough - WWI Bombardment

How the Home Front came under attack in WW1

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Losing a Loved One in WW1

How did relatives get news of a soldier’s death?

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Gift tin of chocolate sent to York servicemen at Christmas WW1
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York Chocolate Sent to WW1 Soldiers

Raising soldiers' morale during Christmas 1914

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First World War stories from the Wakefield District

Stories of local people who served their country in WWI

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WW1 Medal Stories
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WW1 Medal Stories

Six of our First World War Guardians and the medals they received

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Chocolate tin supplied by British colonies to the troops in WW1
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The Gift of the Colonies

How the British Empire joined the Allied Cause in WW1

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How the First World War affected families
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How the First World War affected families

The aftermath of the war for soldiers’ loved ones

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George Bissill - Miner, Soldier and Artist

An artist's response to the trench tunnels of WWI

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Wilson Line ship the SS Eskimo
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Merchant Shipping During WW1

Hull merchant seamen's experiences of the First World War

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Minesweeping During the First World War
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Minesweeping During the First World War

How trawlermen of the Humber supported the Mine Clearance Service

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The East Riding Yeomanry in the First World War
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The East Riding Yeomanry in the First World War

A soldier's experiences of wartime in the Middle East

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First World War soldiers from the East Yorkshire Regiment
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Humber Regiments on the Western Front

Different experiences of soldiers in the First World War

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Group photograph of the Leeds Pals
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Remembering the Leeds Pals Battalions

The Leeds Pals in the First World War

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Songs of the First World War

Explore two WW1 songs with very different themes and sentiments

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Harry Oldham Passchendaele Survivor
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Harry Oldham Passchendaele Survivor

First World War soldier rescued from the mud of No Man's Land

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Life in WW1 Country House Hospitals
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Life in WW1 Country House Hospitals

Temporary wartime hospitals created during 1914-1918

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Silver wafer box from York Minster
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York Minster Wafer Box

Given in memory of a soldier who died in WWI

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Preston Takes in WW1 Belgian Refugees
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Preston Takes in WW1 Belgian Refugees

Belgian King rewards Preston ladies

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Dick, Kerr's Ladies FC
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Dick, Kerr's Ladies FC

One of the earliest women's football teams in England

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WWI Preston Free Buffet

Refreshments on the station for sailors and soldiers

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WWI Shrewsbury Memorial Remembering Katherine Harley

A remembrance stone that includes the name of a woman

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Bible with WWI bullet embedded in it
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WW1 Soldier Frederick Peil Saved by his Bible

German bullet lodged in the bible of a Cumbrian soldier from Ireby

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Grave Marker for Songster, the Oldest War Horse

Served with Leicestershire Yeomanry in First World War

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Hyman Rutstein of the Jewish Battalion
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Hyman Rutstein of the Jewish Battalion

Tefillin that helped WW1 soldier maintain his faith in the trenches

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Private William Young VC

A soldier's tragic story of loyalty and courage

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Joseph W Giardelli's WWI Pocket Watch Case

Sent from his colleagues at the Royal Mint in 1914

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Metal service whistle and embroidered epaulette
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WW1 Battlefield Souvenirs

Soldiers collected objects belonging to enemy troops

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Surviving Shell Shock in the First World War

George Burnett's story leads into an overview of shell shock in WW1

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Sending Eggs to Wounded Soldiers

How the National Egg Collection Scheme helped WW1 soldiers in hospital

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Honouring Oldham's WW1 Soldiers
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Honouring Oldham's WW1 Soldiers

Examining a First World War memorial from different perspectives

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Air Raids on the WW1 British Home Front
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Air Raids on the WW1 British Home Front

How German Zeppelin attacks brought the fighting to British civilians

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Alfie Knight's Letter to Lord Kitchener
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Alfie Knight's Letter to Lord Kitchener

Nine year old Dublin boy responds to WW1 recruitment drive

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Female Munitions Workers in WW1
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Female Munitions Workers in WW1

Thousands of British women took on dangerous jobs in wartime factories

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