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.
Join us to find out how to research and record First World Wa
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
Volunteers at Cannock Chase led by No Man's Land, the European Group for Great War Archaeology, recently excavated the only known Great War terrain model in the United Kingdom. Built by German prisoners of war and men from