Visiting Lodge Hill Cemetery

On 10th November our Year 5 visit to Lodge Hill Cemetery using in soldiers footsteps to find out about World War One in Birmingham. Afterwards we asked a teacher and some of the children about the visit.  Video and sound clip are brief edited responses:

 

Some images from the visit:

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Finding names on the memorial wall

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Welsh poppies as an act of remembrance

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G. Thornlely gave a false name to enlist – was he under age for conscripting?

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Finding the burial from references on the Memorial Walls

For more please see in soldiers footsteps.

 

 

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