Search for medals to mark 100 years since Gallipoli battle

Hereford Times: The back of the medal

2:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

A MILITARY museum is hoping to gather 100 medals to mark the centenary of a First World War battle.

Memories of the great war revealed

Hereford Times: Leintwardine schoolchildren in the 1890s. Percy Malpas (born 1890) second right, and behind him are his sisters, Florence (born 1888) and Gertrude (born 1886)

12:51pm Thursday 16th October 2014

MORE than 200 local people, young, old and inbetween, have joined together in Leintwardine and the neighbouring villages to host a series of events in the village, starting today, to mark the outbreak of the First World War.

Whitecross High School project brings front line to Hereford

Hereford Times: Whitecross pupils, Billy Lambert and Josh Selwyn, dressed as First World War soldiers.

5:37pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A NEW project at a Hereford high school is bringing the First World War front line to the county.

New project to unlock hidden contribution to the home front by Herefordshire's Women’s Land Army

Hereford Times: A First World War Women's Land Army poster. Similar memorabilia will be on display during the exhibition. Photo: IWM Q30678

6:32am Monday 13th October 2014

A NEW project at Leominster's Grange Court is set to uncover the huge hidden contribution to the home front by the county's First World War Women's Land Army.

Leominster remembers: First World War exhibition opens at library

Hereford Times: A wartime family portrait by T.H Winterbourn. Photo: Leominster Museum.

6:53am Tuesday 7th October 2014

LEOMINSTER is remembering the First World War with a new exhibition at the town's library over the next two months.

Tribute to the 'Canary Girls' of First World War

Hereford Times: Two canary girls

10:07am Thursday 18th September 2014

A SPECIAL event at Hereford museum and art gallery this Saturday sings the praises of the city's "canary" girls.

Daughter's First World War memories of of her dad are brought back

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4:06pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

RESEARCH into a village's experience in the First World War has unveiled a rare connection to the conflict.

WI centenary baton arrives in Herefordshire

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10:14am Friday 5th September 2014

MEMBERS of Herefordshire's Women's Institute groups welcomed the organisation's centenary baton into the county this week.

Baked in 1916 and never eaten - the Chelsea bun that journeyed to the front and back, plus events marking First World War in Leominster

Hereford Times: Hazel Hodges holds the Chelsea bun sent to her dad on the front line of the First World War. It features as part of an exhibition held at Leominster Library from next month. Photo: Andy Compton. is on display at Leominster Museum in Herefordshire. The bun

11:21am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A SINGLE Chelsea bun returned uneaten from the Battle of the Somme is one of Leominster Museum’s best-known items.

War hero's love letter to wife unearthed

Hereford Times: Holmer resident Joseph Sockett who died during the First World War.

3:56pm Friday 29th August 2014

A HEARTBREAKING account of the horror of war has been unearthed by the relatives of a Herefordshire soldier killed in the bloodiest conflict of all.

Plant a tree to remember with the Woodland Trust and Hereford Times

Hereford Times:

2:44pm Friday 8th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Rare WW1 magazines handed in at Hereford charity shop

Hereford Times: OXFAM Manager Janet Gilbert, Manager, with The War Illustrated magazine.
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4:56pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MAGAZINE series dating back to 1914, that chronicled the First World War in real-time, has been donated to a charity book store in Hereford.

Special salute to the county's First World War fallen

Hereford Times: Armed Forces Day 2014.
Jenny Harrison who was exhibiting information on all of Herefordshire's victims of World War One. (7668847)

7:10am Saturday 9th August 2014

EVERY year, as a county and a nation, we remember them.

First World War – names of the fallen in Herefordshire, A - D

Hereford Times:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Key – details include the name, Military Medal, rank, regiment, date of death and the location of where the person is buried or commemorated.

First World War – names of the fallen in Herefordshire, E - H

Hereford Times:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Key – details include the name, Military Medal, rank, regiment, date of death and the location of where the person is buried or commemorated.

First World War – names of the fallen in Herefordshire, I - L

Hereford Times:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Key – details include the name, Military Medal, rank, regiment, date of death and the location of where the person is buried or commemorated.

First World War – names of the fallen in Herefordshire, M - P

Hereford Times:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Key – details include the name, Military Medal, rank, regiment, date of death and the location of where the person is buried or commemorated.

First World War - names of the fallen in Herefordshire, Q - T

Hereford Times:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Key – details include the name, Military Medal, rank, regiment, date of death and the location of where the person is buried or commemorated.

First World War – names of the fallen in Herefordshire, U - Z

Hereford Times:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Key – details include the name, Military Medal, rank, regiment, date of death and the location of where the person is buried or commemorated.

Who are the three young Herefordshire men on their way to Gallipoli?

Hereford Times:

10:14am Friday 8th August 2014

THE three young Herefordshire men stare proudly back at you through the sepia mists of time.

County pays tribute to war dead

Hereford Times: People paying their respects at a vigil to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War in Kington.

10:37am Friday 8th August 2014

THE thoughts of Herefordshire residents young and old have this week turned to those who lost their life in the First World War.

August Bank Holiday weekend in Hereford 1914 - looming war casts a shadow over the sunshine

Hereford Times:

9:58am Friday 8th August 2014

BRITAIN declared war on Germany late on Tuesday, August 4 after a warm Bank Holiday weekend.

Herefordshire goes to war: Cuttings from the Hereford Times

Hereford Times:

6:10am Friday 8th August 2014

ON SATURDAY August 8, 1914, 100 years ago this week, The Hereford Times carried the first reports on what was to become one of the most catastrophic events in 20th century history.

August 8 1914 - Hereford Times comment

Hereford Times:

12:21pm Monday 4th August 2014

The Hereford Times comment for August 8 1914 seemed to convey the magnitude of the conflict engulfing Europe. No one foresaw the full horror and terrible loss.

Remembering this week - the county at war

Hereford Times: Recruits sign up in St Ethelbert Street, Hereford, in 1914. PHOTO: Derek Foxton Collection

10:00am Monday 4th August 2014

Don't miss this week's Hereford Times when we will be bringing readers a 16-page special supplement to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Tony's Great War Visions

Hereford Times: Painting family history: Mr Coppin sets to work.

3:27pm Monday 4th August 2014

LEDBURY-BASED painter Tony Coppin set to work in Gaynan’s the Jewellers, The Homend, to paint scenes of the First World War.

August 1914: Young men enlist on Hereford's Castle Green

Hereford Times: World War 1

9:21am Monday 4th August 2014

IT'S 100 years ago today that Britain declared war on Germany, and fittingly reader Roger Jones has sent in this poignant image.

Couple's personal salute to war dead

Hereford Times: Hannah Morris who has reserached all Herefordshire soldiers killed during World War One. She bought a poppy for each soldiers grave & has placed 8 in her garden for those she couldn't find.Hannah & Phil Morris 1428_1003

8:15am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HANNAH Morris has eight soldiers from the First World War "buried" in her garden.

Schools' Great War window

Hereford Times: Pupils walk the window panes to the church

8:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

LITTLE Dewchurch primary school asked its pupils to take a view on the First World War.

Artist's wartime sell-off for cancer charity

Hereford Times: Derek Durham, who is selling off 15 pieces of First World War art, which are on display in Ledbury's Royal Oak Hotel. 1429_5001.

5:12pm Friday 25th July 2014

A LEDBURY artist who has survived a cancer scare but lost two brothers to the disease is selling off some of his work for charity.

Hereford man discovers rare First World War snaps hidden away in attic

Hereford Times: Peter Ottaway from Much Dewchurch, Hereford who found an old rusty tin box stored in his loft, which belonged to his grandfather Hubert Berry Ottaway containing never been seen before negatives, which provide a fascinating insight into life during WWI.  S

12:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

An astonishing collection of never-before seen photographs taken at the end of the First World War have been discovered in a rusty metal box – 95 YEARS after they were taken.

First World War Commemoration

Hereford Times: Australian officers and men on a duckboard trench through the shell-blasted remains of Chateau Wood, Hooge, east of Ypres, on 29 October 1917.© Imperial War Museums E(AUS)From: Mapping the First World War, by Peter Chasseaud (8020506)

10:27am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE LEDBURY Branch of the Royal British Legion will lead a short commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War at the war memorial, the High Street, on Tuesday August 5, from 11am.

Herefordshire in the Great War: Exhibition to tell story of county's role in the conflict

Hereford Times: Alfred Watkins' photo of Marion Watkins felling an oak tree. The photo is dated from approximately 1916. Photo: Herefordshire Museum Service.

11:02am Tuesday 10th June 2014

AN exhibition is to tell the story of Herefordshire's part in the First World War.



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