World War One

Our WORLD WAR ONE ‘heroes’ cover every walk of life from the political and military leaders of the time, the soldiers on the battlefields to the Unknown Warrior and the mother who lost 5 sons in that war.

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Billy McFadzean at the Battle of the Somme

Read how Billy McFadzean won the Victoria Cross at the Battle of the Somme

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History Heroes' WW1 Hero: Edith Cavell

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World War 1 Hero: Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell, one of History Heroes’ World War 1 Heroes, was born 150 years ago today. Read how she played a huge part in helping the allies in World War 1

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John McCrae, a History Heroes First World War Hero

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John McCrae, a First World War Hero

Read how John McCrae, a Canadian surgeon in World War 1, was inspired to write his beautiful, iconic war poem, In Flanders Field

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History Heroes WW1 card game

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Fabian Ware – a World War 1 History Hero

Read about Fabian Ware – a World War 1 History Hero, who founded the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in 1917

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Walter Tull is a World War One History Hero

Walter Tull is a WW1 History Hero: the 1st Black combat officer in the British Army when ‘ any negro or person of colour’ was banned from being an officer.

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History Heroes: Edward (Mick) Mannock

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WW1 History Hero: Edward (Mick) Mannock

WW1 History Hero, Edward (Mick) Mannock was an unusual British flying ace, albeit 1 of the most successful & highly decorated.

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History Heroes’ World War 1 game in school

History Heroes had a great time, running 3 WWI workshops at a primary school in Basingstoke this week.

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WWI Hero, Billy McFadzean’s birthday

History Heroes’ WWI Hero, Billy McFadzean’s birthday today, VC winner, he died at the Battle of the Somme before it had even begun.

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Elsie Inglis is a Scottish WWI History Hero

Elsie Inglis is a Scottish, World War I History Hero, who transcended national boundaries when she set up her WWI Scottish Women’s Hospital units

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Billy McFadzean at the Battle of the Somme, 1st July 1916

On the 1st July 1916 at the Battle of the Somme History Heroes’ WWI Hero, Billy McFadzean sacrificed himself to save others before the battle had even begun.

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