Shropshire To Remember War Poet Wilfred Owen 100 Years On

November 6, 201711:41 amNovember 6, 2017 11:42 am

The 4th November this year marked the 99th anniversary of the day that Shropshire poet and soldier, Wilfred Owen, fell in battle in 1918, the last year of the First World War. The centenary next year will be marked in his home county of Shropshire by a series of events over the last 100 days […]

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In the Hands of Boys: Shropshire Schools visit historic WW1 sites

November 2, 201710:36 amNovember 2, 2017 10:38 am

Eight Shropshire schools have recently visited five sites across Shropshire with links to World War One, as part of the ‘In the Hands of Boys’ project being coordinated by Shropshire Council. In total, 89 boys visited sites across the county to learn about the role Shropshire played in supporting the First World War effort. The […]

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