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World War One

Members of the public looking at the stand.

Ross remembers the Suvla Bay landing

The medals of Captain Walter James Butler. 1523_10001

Hereford woman reveals her grandfather's military story

Student learns about life in the trenches

Student learns about life in the trenches

Lieutenant Colonel Drage

Appeal to readers unveils officer's war story

Diary of a soldier: First Lieutenant Bertram Bolt.

A Hereford soldier's tale

The back of the medal

Search for medals to mark 100 years since Gallipoli battle

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

Memories of the Great War revealed

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

Whitecross High School project brings front line to Hereford

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

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

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

Leominster remembers: First World War exhibition opens at library

Two canary girls

Tribute to the 'Canary Girls' of First World War

Prudence Wood in her younger days.

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

Front, from left, Herefordshire Lord Lieutenant Lady Darnley, Kathryn Bandfield (county chairman), Val Lewis (trustee), Alison Lord (Staunton on Arrow president).

WI centenary baton arrives in Herefordshire

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

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

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

War hero's love letter to wife unearthed

Dedicate a tree to remember our First World War heroes with the Hereford Times and Woodland Trust.

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

OXFAM Manager Janet Gilbert, Manager, with The War Illustrated magazine.ENDS (9781533)

Rare WW1 magazines handed in at Hereford charity shop

Jennifer Harrison who was exhibiting information on Herefordshire's fallen.

Special salute to the county's First World War fallen

New recruits lining up in Ethelbert Street. Photo: Derek Foxton Collection.

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

Horses in High Town. Photo: Derek Foxton Collection

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

Marching in High Town. Photo: Derek Foxton Collection.

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

Herefordshire Regiment camp. Photo: Derek Foxton Collection.

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

Recruits marching on Castle Green. Photo: Derek Foxton Collection.

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

The 1st Herefordshire Regiment camp at Southampton before the First World War. Photo: Derek Foxton Collection.

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

Do you know who these men are?

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

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

County pays tribute to war dead

The First Herefordshire Regiment shortly after mobilisation in August 1914.

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

Ready with the Hereford Drum.

Herefordshire goes to war: Cuttings from the Hereford Times

Hereford Times comment: August 8 1914.

August 8 1914 - Hereford Times comment

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

Remembering this week - the county at war

Painting family history: Mr Coppin sets to work.

Tony's Great War Visions

Castle Green August 1914

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

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

Couple's personal salute to war dead

Pupils walk the window panes to the church

Schools' Great War window

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.

Artist's wartime sell-off for cancer charity

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

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

First World War Commemoration

First World War Commemoration

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

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

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