Old Ledbury - World War One in Ledbury

World War One in Ledbury

World War One in Ledbury and surrounding villages

 
A dedicated team of Old Ledbury Facebook Members are transcribing the Ledbury Guardian Newspapers 1914 - 1918 the World War One years.
Latest Newspaper being Transcribed 26 12 1914.
All words in GREEN will take you to pages with more information.
 

 
Read how the start of the war was reported on the 8th August 1914 in two local papers:
 
[1914 European War AT10]
 

 
World War One articles reported in the Newspaper:
 
Roll Of Honour | Territorials and National Reserve | Yeomanry | Letters From The Front | Injury Reports | Death Reports / Obituaries | Church Lads Brigade | Local War News | War Relief | Recruiting Meetings | Correspondence | Drill Hall | Rifle Range | Belgian Refugees | Upper Hall Hospital
 

 
Other articles of interest reported during the war years:
 
Rural District Council | Urban District Council | Board Of Guardians - Workhouse | Local Intelligence | Local Politics| School Managers | Doctors | Hospital | Police | Police Court | Fire Brigade | Swimming Baths | Cinema House | Air-Rifle League | Hunting | Ploughing Society | October Fair | Local Traders | Town Crier | Announcements BDM | Obituaries | Barrett Browning Institute | Town Hall | Reading Room and Library | Evening Class | Church Room | Apostolic Church | Baptist Church | Catholic Church | Congregational Church | Methodist Church | Parish Church | Church of England Mens Society | British and Foreign Bible Society | Oxford University Extension Society |
 

 
World War One articles reported in the Newspaper for the surrounding villages:
 
Ashperton | Birtsmorton | Bosbury | Bromsberrow | Canon Frome | Coddington | Colwall | Donnington | Dymock | Eastnor | Froomes Hill | Little Marcle | Much Marcle | Pixley | Putley | Redmarley | Stretton Grandison | Tarrington | Wellington Heath
 

 
In Memory of The Local Men Who Fell In The Great War 1914 - 1918
 
Visit the War Memorial page.
 
[War Memorial]
 
[Church Plaque]
St Michael and All Angels' Church War Memorial
 
Visit Ledbury Town Council's Page of Remembrance to read the pages from the Books of Remembrance which are on display in St Michael and All Angels' church Ledbury. Eighty five men from Ledbury died in the First World War. Their names are recorded on the War Memorial in the High Street and the First World War Memorial in St Michael's church. There are five Commonwealth War Grave Commission graves in the Town Cemetery.
These Books of Remembrance are the result of research in 2012 by Jennifer HARRISON.
 

 
Sources
1914 Newent Reporter Newspaper - Herefordshire History
1914 - 1919 Ledbury Guardian Newspaper - Herefordshire History
1916 Tilley's Almanack
Photographs are credited to the owners