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
Presentations from our 2018 workshops can be found below. We would like to thank all speakers for providing their presentations for inclusion on the Home Front Legacy website.
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The essence of War Walks on the Home Front is original research and its popular interpretation as a series of stories during a guided walk. To date we have organised 15 guided walks and published the same number
Home Front Legacy Champions have been key to the project's success. Our Champions have helped by recording sites in their local area and promoting the project.
To highlight their hard work we asked our Champions to intr
Following the Siege of Antwerp, many Belgians fled for their lives coming to the UK. On 16th October 1914, a ‘special’ Ambulance train arrived at Tonbridge Station in the early hours of the morning carrying several wou
Home Front Legacy 1914-18 would like to give a big thank you to everyone who attended our workshops at the IWM Duxford and St. James' Priory, Bristol. The Home Front Legacy team had a great time working with Living Leg
As part of the First World War centenary commemorations, we pay tribute to men, women and children who played a key role on the home front 100 years ago. From farms to factories, and training grounds to hospitals, thou
To help you get started we asked our Core Users to provide some useful hints and tips; we have not been disappointed. This information has come from our most productive users who have much experience of researching Hom
The recent case study ‘Hidden in Plain Sight: Belfast Trusses and Huts’ highlighted two of the most distinctive buildings from the First World War period. In Worcester, we have identified very few buildings from th
The efforts of the Women’s Land Army in the First World War have been largely forgotten, and the fact that the organisation left so few lasting marks on the landscape probably contributes to this phenomenon