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A recruiting party from the Wiltshire Regiment (7th Battalion) passing through Corston, February 1915. With permission of Marlborough History Society




Wiltshire at War Exhibitions touring the county

If you fancy catching up with the Wiltshire at War exhibitions as they tour the county, here’s a list of where you can find them right now! A Call to Arms 20th May – 17th June – Trowbridge Museum trowbridgemuseum.co.uk Wiltshire Does Its Bit 3rd – 31st May – Royal Wootton Bassett Library www.wiltshire.gov.uk/librarylocations.htm?act=show&libCode=WOOLIB A

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Wiltshire at War: Community Stories – an Update and a Call to Arms!

Do you know of any stories, photographs, or memorabilia relating to Wiltshire and the First World War?
We invite you to share your own accounts about life in Wiltshire between 1914 and 1918. Perhaps you have family stories passed down through the generations, or maybe you are a keen local history researcher and can tell us more about how your town or village responded to the Great War. If you would like to share a story or some research, you can: Upload your story directly to the website using our simple form here: wiltshireatwarorg.uk/storyupload. Contacts us via email or phone, so we can help you share your story through text and/or images, and/or conducting an oral history interview.

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You can hire any of our available exhibitions for FREE!

Below is a press release for the project, written by our Communications Officer, Dawn Gorman, and featured in the Blackmore Vale Magazine. *The text is a direct copy from the article. One correction to be made is that in most cases the exhibition will need to be picked up by those wanting to host it.

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Wiltshire Does its Bit exhibition launched in Mere

The second of five exhibitions in the Wiltshire at War: Community Stories project has opened. The exhibition, Wiltshire Does its Bit, was launched at Mere Museum on Friday September 24. The exhibition was created with input not only from local museums and history groups, but also from the community itself. Involvement from the county’s older generation has

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