Updates: 3/9/14

We wanted to share with you the following links to articles and content that have been passed onto us:

Thames Valley Police and WW1
www.thamesvalley.police.uk/WW1.
Under each of the forces is a list of the officers who were killed and clicking on each name reveals their personal profile.

SERTUC Women’s Rights Committee open meeting Tuesday 16 September 5pm Congress House “Women’s emancipation before, during and after WWI” guest speakers Professor Mary Davis and Chris Coates. Free but registration essential at jowilliams@tuc.org.uk

On Sunday 28th September 2014 WFA Cumbria Branch are holding a day of exploration in to “Cumbria’s Contribution to the Great War”
All are welcome see greatwarcumbria.co.uk for further details.

University of Reading, Berkshire: Pilots Lodged in Trees
Please find the link for the BBC Radio Berkshire Interview:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p022yjmm

Commemorating Tadley’s Great War dead – an exhibition
Venue Tadley Community Centre, Newchurch Road, Tadley, Hampshire RG26 4HN.
Date Saturday, 27 September 2014.
Times 10.00 to 17.00.
Tadley and District History Society (TADS) will be commemorating the centenary of the start of World War 1 with an exhibition at Tadley Community Centre.
The main objective is to provide a personal profile on each of the 31 men listed on the Tadley War Memorial, while also illustrating what contemporary life was like in Tadley.
Admission is free and light refreshments will be available.

War diaries – Canadian Convalescent Hospital, Bear Wood, Wokingham 1915/09/20-1919/05/31

Follow link:
http://data4.collectionscanada.ca/netacgi/nph-brs?s1=bear+wood&s13=&s12=&l=20&s9=RG9&s7=9-52&Sect1=IMAGE&Sect2=THESOFF&Sect4=AND&Sect5=WARDPEN&Sect6=HITOFF&d=FIND&p=1&u=http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/archivianet/02015202_e.html&r=1&f=G

or the history:
http://www.arborfieldhistory.org.uk/WW1/WW1_Bearwood.htm
Battles through the ages:
http://t.co/ZDw4s8BmIu
Brit bats:
http://t.co/oB5l6OMvI5

Major #WW1 crowdsourcing project finished, German casualty lists digitalized.
More than 8.5 million records:
http://t.co/uK5KUPkmvC

The Home Front: Reading in the First World War
Presentation by Ann Smith at Tilehurst Library.
10.30 – 11.30, Thursday 25th September, Tilehurst Library, School Road, RG31 5AS.
Coffee and biscuits will be available. Please ring Tilehurst Library to book your place on 0118 9015112. Based on WW1 Project and Reading at War Exhibition at Reading Museum.