Although Home Front Legacy is now drawing to a close, our extensive set of Young Person’s resources will continue to be available via the Young Archaeologists’ Club website.
These resources are designed to inspire t
This week we will highlight our 10 favourite wartime sites recorded through Home Front Legacy over the years.
Home Front Legacy concluded with 5,947 sites recorded and we are now working to archive our project data with
Huts were by far the most widely produced and used building of the war. Huts were used for everything from housing newly recruited soldiers in training camps, to providing additional office space for the government in Lond
Events of the First World War Home Front are one of the most ephemeral aspects of the war. Some of the places where interesting and large scale events took place have been recorded through Home Front Legacy.
The First World War saw the first use of airships and fixed wing aircraft to bomb the UK. Civilians were no longer protected by the conventions of war and the Home Front was soon the front line of a new type of warfare. Th
At the outbreak of the First World War Britain was unprepared for the large numbers of casualties that would soon arise.
Military hospitals had been prepared to accept an expected 50,000 wounded when war broke out. Howe
Strikes, industrial action and civil unrest were still a common occurrence throughout the First World War. Workers sometimes went on strike to gain better pay or working conditions and the civilian population staged protes
This is our second 'Places' blog of our 100 Days Centenary Countdown. This series of ‘Places’ blogs will highlight some of the interesting Home Front sites that you can explore further. Although Home Front Legacy 1914-
Railways played a vitally important role during the First World War. They were responsible for everything from transporting soldiers to the embarkation points on the coast, transporting munitions from factories, transporti
Over the next 100 days to mark the countdown to Armistice Day we will highlight some of the sites recorded by our volunteers and champions.
This series of 'Places' blogs will highlight some of the interesting Home Front