Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ten missing First World War British soldiers identified

Ten missing British soldiers who were killed in the early months of the First World War have been positively identified after almost 100 years. The men were members of 2nd Battalion, The York and Lancaster Regiment and were killed on … Continue reading

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Royal Mail issues First World War Centenary stamps

UK postal service the Royal Mail has announced plans to issue a series of commemorative stamps each year from 2014 to 2018 to mark the Centenary of the First World War. The set will feature 30 stamps, with six being … Continue reading

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Woodland Trust launches Centenary Woods appeal

UK conservation charity the Woodland Trust is launching a project to coincide with the Centenary of the First World War. Through its Centenary Woods initiative it hopes to raise £12m, create thousands of acres of new native woodland and help … Continue reading

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Exhibition focuses on Artists Rifles in the First World War

Artworks produced by members of the Artists Rifles – 28th (County of London) Battalion of The London Regiment – will be the focus of touring exhibition in Hampshire this April focused on the Centenary of the First World War. The … Continue reading

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War Artists at Sea at Queen’s House, Greenwich

The 17th-century Queen’s House at Greenwich is marking this year’s Centenary of World War I with a wide-ranging display of the works of naval war artists from the 20th century. War art’s uses In the UK, official war art was … Continue reading

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First World War exhibition at Royal Museum of the Army and of Military History, Brussels

A new exhibition at the Royal Museum of the Army and of Military History entitled 14-18, It’s Our History, explores the role of Belgium in the wider context of the First World War. The displays fit into five subject areas: … Continue reading

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