Henry in Cairo, 1918

Reflections on the impact of the First World War

Social impacts One of the many reasons why the First World War was such an important event in British history, is the profound impact it had on society. In addition to the tangible impacts – technological developments, medical advances, casualty figures, increasing social equality – there was a significant affect on the national psyche. The…

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Richmond elders share WW1 memories

Memories of the war As part of the Richmond At Home & At War project, volunteers from the Museum of Richmond visited several Elders in the community to capture┬átheir families’ First World War memories. Of course, the generation of men and women who served in the war, at home and at the Front, have passed…