Wrest Park at War
Auberon Herbert, 9th Baron Lucus Wrest Park, always known as Bron, offered his country house-Wrest Park-for use as a hospital during World War One in August 1914.
Wrest was first used as a
View of Clipstone Camp showing Accommodation Huts and Ablutions BlocksClipstone Camp was located near Mansfield, in Nottinghamshire. It was a vast wooden hutted military camp established to train the men of Kitchener's New
CBA North Home Front Legacy Day School
Our latest day school took us to the magnificant World Heritage Site at Durham. We were privileged to hold the Day School at Durham University Library, Archives and Specia
Our day school programme is now taking shape. We are holding these events across the country from North to South and West to East and ultimately across the UK.
The contribution of our participants is vital, those people
On the edge of Banbury about 20 miles North of Oxford, lies the overgrown and overlooked site of ' National Filling Factory No. 9', one of only two surviving First World War Lyddite shell filling factories in Britain, a
Drill Halls at the onset of the Great War
The Territorial Force had been established in 1908 to provide a reserve of trained men to defend the country in war and allow the regular forces to be deployed overseas. Each unit
Week two of our community excavation, digging the WW1 training trenches under Watson Road Park, Blackpool, produced some exciting, but also difficult archaeology.
After day two the weather was
The Council for British Archaeology will be running a series of Home Front Legacy community workshops in England during 2015, funded by Historic England.
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Home Front Legacy's First Day School! 25 April 2015
Presentations made on
Preparing troops for battle
It is commonly believed that ill-trained troops were sacrificed in the trench war against the Germans on the Western Front. But archaeological evidence in England, in the form of elaborate trai