Dear Mother, Dear Wife: the importance of letters from home
History of the Vale

Dear Mother, Dear Wife: the importance of letters from home

One of many remarkable feats of organisation during the First World War was the continued reliability of the Royal Mail, which continued to provide swift and relatively accurate delivery under challenging conditions, even up to the frontline itself. The following article is an extract from chapter 5 of Worcestershire’s War: Voices of the First World War, by … Continue reading

QUIZ ACTIVITY: Where in the World?
Quiz and activity

QUIZ ACTIVITY: Where in the World?

Men who served in the Worcestershire Regiment and the Queen’s Own Worcestershire Yeomanry found themselves posted all over the place: France, Belgium, Italy, Macedonia, Egypt, Turkey and Mesopotamia (now Syria, Iraq and Yemen).  This pdf lists all theatres of war in which the men served: Where the Worcestershires served Can you see where they might have served … Continue reading