The following project partners can help
For enquiries about military history, or to find out more about individual soldiers from the Gloucestershire regiments, please visit The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum’s website at www.soldiersofglos.com.
The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum are also maintaining events listings for WW1 across the County (see their events page at soldiersofglos.com/gloucestershire-events/). To add your event or activity to the list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gloucestershire Archives has produced a range of learning resources to support individuals, groups and communities undertaking more general WW1 research; they have also developed activities to help people share what they’ve found. To access the range of free resources available, visit their website: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/archives/WW1.
For teachers, Gloucestershire Archives has worked with several County schools to provide free cross-curricular resources for WW1 for Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3. You can access the extensive range of lesson plans on their website: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/archives/WW1/resourcesforschools.
If you are interested in The Wilson’s WW1 collections or their WW1 school loan resource packs, please visit www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk and get in touch using their ‘contact us’ page. You can also read about WW1 in Cheltenham and see some of the items in their collections in their online exhibition.
To purchase local history books exploring WW1 visit The History Press website at www.thehistorypress.co.uk. The History Press also designed and printed a legacy publication for the project. This colourful booklet, called ‘Gloucestershire Remembers WW1: 100 Years’ gives an overview of the War, the impact on Gloucestershire people and features facts and activities for children. All Gloucestershire schools and libraries have received a free copy.
Further support for local and family history research, events and publications can be found via the Gloucestershire Local History Association (www.gloshistory.org.uk) and Gloucestershire Family History Society (www.gfhs.org.uk).