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2014 marks 100 years since the outbreak of World War I. This centenary anniversary has made remembrance even more poignant. Remembrance Sunday in November helped mark the event which brought an end to this conflict. There is more we can do … Continue reading
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
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
To brighten up your week- here are some photos of the recent City Reads Art event for children at Hammersmith Library on Wednesday 23rd April. Children aged 7 to 10 years were invited to design and put together “Tommy the Soldier … Continue reading
To celebrate City Reads 2014, the children at Shepherds Bush Library created pictures of poppy fields and medals of valour from World War I. Over 30 children participated in these sessions and here is a selection of images created. We also had … Continue reading