Oldham Historical Research Group

'THE GREAT WAR',     'THE WAR TO END WAR',     'WORLD WAR 1'
'What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?
- Only the monstrous anger of the guns.'
                                                                                                  
from 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' by Wilfred Owen

1914 - 1918

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1914

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and more to be found

1914-european theatre of war

'The European Theatre of War'
From 'The Times',
August 2nd 1914

'The World' ,  Monday August 3rd 1914

Front Page Headlines
from : 'The World'
Monday August 3rd 1914

'The World' ,  Monday August 3rd 1914

Page 2
from : 'The World'
Monday August 3rd 1914

The Guardian, Wednesday 5 August 1914

'England declares war on Germany'
from : The Guardian,
Wednesday 5 August 1914
(Transcript)

'The Oldham Standard' Wednesday August 5th 1914 (Transcript)

'SCENES IN OLDHAM
THE PROCLAMATION
Mobilising the Territorials
A Visit to the Drill Hall'
from : 'The Oldham Standard' Wednesday
August 5th 1914
(Transcript)

Oldham Infirmary Nurses War Service

'Oldham Infirmary Nurses War Service'
from : 'The Oldham Evening Chronicle'
September 3rd 1914
(Transcript)

Comforts for our Soldiers

'Comforts for our Soldiers'
from : 'The Oldham Evening Chronicle'
September 4th 1914
(Transcript)

'Ashway Gap House Offered as Hospital'

'Ashway Gap House Offered as Hospital'
from : 'The Oldham Evening Chronicle'
September 5th 1914
(Transcript)

'Women Volunteers Clamouring For The Front'

'Women Volunteers Clamouring For The Front'
from : 'The Oldham Evening Chronicle'
September 7th 1914
(Transcript)

'The Oldham Ambulance Men on Naval Reserve'

'The Oldham Ambulance Men on Naval Reserve'
from : 'The Oldham Chronicle' September
12th 1914
(Transcript of extract)

'Belgian Refugees

'Belgian Refugees
An Appeal to Oldham's Hospitality'

from : 'The Oldham Chronicle' September
19th 1914
(Transcript of extract)
& Ref. to Article in Saddleworth Hist. Soc. Bulletin

'Recruiting in Oldham'

'Recruiting in Oldham' (excerpt)
rom : 'The Oldham Chronicle' September
19th 1914
(Transcript of extract)

'New Oldham Territorial Battalion'

'New Oldham Territorial Battalion'
rom : 'The Oldham Chronicle' September
19th 1914
(Transcript of extract)

 


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The Daily Mail' Thursday May 5th 1983 - ref sergeant hogan VC

From : 'The Daily Mail'
Thursday May 5th 1983
(Cutting)

 

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