Munitions laying on an Union Jack - from an album of photos from TH & J Daniels

In January and February we have extended the One Man's War display from November 2014.

Later in 2015 the Museum is interested in telling the stories around how the War stimulated creativity, innovation and technology.

From our own collections we will be looking at the stories of Redler and The Ebley Folding Furniture Company.

However, we also want to tell the story of Dudbridge Ironworks who made aeroplane engines for the French, to discover the history of the Shoddy factories, and to find out stories about working at Listers, Daniels, Erinoid and Pedersens during the war.

We are hoping to work with the local history societies and other interested parties to tell these stories - if you have something to contribute please contact us

Did you know?

Salmson aeroplane engines were made under licence at Dudbridge in Stroud during the First World War. We haven't been able to find out much information about this so if you know more please contact us

Links

Events will be going on to commemorate the First World War right across the globe. To find out more about what other museums have planned visit http://www.1914.org/

 

 

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