Between June and August 2021, I curated a blog-based public history project chertseywm100.com in partnership with Chertsey Museum to commemorate the centenary of the Chertsey Town War Memorial. The project contributed towards my MA in Public History at Royal Holloway University of London which was awarded with distinction. Although submitted to the university for assessmentContinue reading “Public history project to commemorate the centenary of the Chertsey Town War Memorial”
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Commemorating the Chertsey Town War Memorial Centenary
The Chertsey Town War Memorial next to St Peter’s Church in Chertsey, Surrey was unveiled at a grand ceremony on 30 October 1921. Ahead of the centenary in October 2021, I am curating a public history project to uncover some long-forgotten stories about those who lost their lives during the Great War, their bereaved families,Continue reading “Commemorating the Chertsey Town War Memorial Centenary”
We’re here because we’re here
Friday 1 July 2016. As thousands of people embarked on their final commute of the week, small groups of soldiers were arriving at railway stations and other transport hubs across the United Kingdom.