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World War One Engagement Centre: Voices of War and Peace

Happy Anniversary?

Old Contemptibles

“The Loss of Such a Splendid Man”

A Summer to Remember: 1914, 1944 and ‘all that’

Sergeant Alfred Knight VC

Kitchener’s New Army

Hurtling Towards War

The Fight for the Rank and File

“Things Are Looking Up Here”

Caring for the Wounded in Local Communities

Remembering ‘14 -‘18: Forgetting Other ‘14 -‘18s

A Watch, A Bullet, and a Diary

Birmingham Tank Week

Gender and the Home Front

Joseph Southall and Pacifism


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The Diary of Dorothy Priest, September 2nd 1914

2nd September 2014 By Nicola Gauld

Nothing in the papers.  We saw trains going past with the Red Cross on each coach; two going towards Birmingham and one the other way. 

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The First World War: Nursing – Call for Papers

1st September 2014 By Nicola Gauld

The University of Worcester’s annual Women’s History Conference seeks papers for next year’s event on Saturday 21 November 2015 under the heading of The First World War: Nursing.

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The Diary of Dorothy Priest, September 1st 1914

1st September 2014 By Nicola Gauld

No news in the papers.  I went into town today by train.  There was a tremendous crowd outside Suffolk Street recruiting office.  It gave me a thrill to see them.  There were more crowds outside the Town Hall.

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