Tag Archives: First World War

Fulham Palace through the Great War

Running at Fulham Palace until 16 April 2015 (with some closure periods over Christmas), there is a free exhibition entitled ‘Fulham Palace through the Great War’. The exhibition tells the story of the Great War at Fulham Palace, the role … Continue reading

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St Andrew’s Roll of Honour

Morgan Phillips, one of Hammersmith & Fulham’s regular researchers at our archives, writes:  St Andrew’s Church, Fulham Fields, has a Roll of Honour comprising 230 men who lost their  lives in the Great War of 1914-18.  Without this Roll only four … Continue reading

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The lamps are going out all over Europe…

The Times newspaper of the 5th August 1914 gives a sense of the emotion that gripped the country after Britain declared war on Germany on the 4th August. Crowds pack out Central London waiting for the announcement, and the atmosphere … Continue reading

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Corporal Edward Dwyer VC

Our Reference Librarian, Debby Wale, writes: There is a war memorial in Fulham Library. It is a plaque to honour Corporal Edward Dwyer, who was the youngest person to be awarded the Victoria Cross. The inscription reads: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY … Continue reading

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