Romford Pictures: Museum exhibition commemorating the sacrifices of Havering soldiers launches
PUBLISHED: 10:12 11 August 2014 | UPDATED: 10:24 11 August 2014
An exhibition paying tribute to the men who fought in the “war to end all wars” was officially unveiled on Saturday.
Gallery: Home Front Havering: Local Life in the First World War
Representatives from the 10th Essex Regiment Living History Group outside the museum
Representatives of the 10th Essex Regiment Living History Group at the exhibition
Artwork from items of the First World War
A portrait of Lord Kitchener
Memorabilia from the First World War
Letters sent home from the Great War
Explosive ordnance from the First World War
Memorabilia from the war on display
Posters promote the exhibition at the museum
A soldier stands guard at the exhibition
10th Essex Regiment Living History Group on a gun emplacement at the museum
10th Essex Regiment Living History Group on a gun emplacement with volunteers at the museum
First World War memorabilia on show at the museum
Various medals on display at the exhibition
First World War memorabilia on show at the exhibition
War time revolvers at the exhibition
Havering Museum launched Home Front Havering: Local Life in the First World War, an attraction marking the centenary of the conflict.
The exhibition tells the stories of local people who were involved in the war, through artefacts, letters and photographs donated by their descendants.
It was opened at the High Street site by Paul Weaver, from the 10th Essex Regiment Living History Group.
The exhibition, also running at Havering Libraries Local Studies in Romford Central Library, will be available until November 15.
It is part of the two-year project Home Front Havering, which has received more than £8,000 in funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
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