World War I in North West England


A range of materials which enable students to explore the topic of World War I in the context of the local and regional history of North West England.


Collection Items

The East Lancashire Regiment
A drawing of Drummer Spencer John Bent, known as 'Joe', of the East Lancashire Regiment, with accompanying text, showing one of the courageous acts which led to the award of the Victoria Cross. The text includes a direct quotation from Drummer Bent,…

At Parades: Lord Kitchener at Liverpool and Manchester
Three photographs and accompanying text, which includes a reference to dock strikes in Liverpool

'Lancashire is Delivering the Goods': munitions in the Manchester District - shell-production
Drawing of munitions production in Manchester and nearby locations, with a short discussion
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