Tag Archives: Imperial War Museum

Remembering a local nurse

  On 21 April  1919, Newcastle’s John Ogg replied to a request from the Imperial War Museum for a photograph of his daughter Kate. It was the day before what would have been her 32nd birthday. She had died just … Continue reading

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Researching the stories behind From Street to Trench

In our first guest blog, IWM’s Charlotte Czyzyk writes about researching the life stories behind the brand new From Street to Trench exhibition. For the past year, I have worked as a Researcher on the special exhibition From Street to Trench: A … Continue reading

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Women War Workers of the First World War

In the our second post celebrating International Women’s Day, we look at the life story of Lottie Meade, who worked on the home front during the First World War. The recruitment of men en masse to serve in the armed … Continue reading

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Faces of the First World War

Can you help us uncover the life story of Captain C Archer (pictured above) and millions like him, and remember them in Lives of the First World War? IWM’s Faces of the First World War is a great place to start. A series of photos collected … Continue reading

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