Past & present - how WW1 changed your world
A selection of merged shots from the June launch of WW1 At Home
In 1914 the children at Steyne School in Worthing could hear the guns firing from across the English Channel.
Today, the old school buildings are a hotel. Historic image: Imperial War Museums
At the Rotherwas munitions works in Hereford, 4,000 women workers filled 70,000 heavy shells each week.
The site will shortly become a defence museum. Image: Herefordshire Council
On the 9th January 1917 Norfolk lifeboat legend Henry Blogg led the crew of the Cromer lifeboat on a daring double rescue.
The Fernebo rescue crew in 1917 with the crew in 2013. Image: Peter Stibbons Cromer RNLI
In WW1, the Sussex and Surrey countryside was emptied of shire horses and riding ponies.
Many farmers and traders had to find alternative ‘beasts of burden'. Image: Getty Images
Burton Town Hall became an infirmary during wartime for wounded soldiers and victims of Zeppelin raids.
The Red Cross carried out the conversion. Historic image: Burton Civic Society
The original St Osyth memorial failed to mention all the names required. A second version also contained errors.
A memorial, erected in 2000, replaced the original & is correct. Image: Phylis Hendy
Crittall Windows have made steel-framed windows in Essex for over 150 years and are still in business.
They produced shells, machine gun housings & ammunition boxes. Image - Braintree Museum
A group of volunteers is researching the lives of nearly 2000 men from the Tynemouth area who died in WW1.
Image of Silkeys Lane, Tynemouth, with dots representing war fatalities: Woodhorn Museum
The workers of HH Martyn originally made fittings for ocean going liners. During the war, they turned their hand to aircraft.
The women are covering Nighthawk tailplanes with Irish linen. Image: Jet Age Museum
Wrest Park at Silsoe in Bedfordshire had an important role as a military hospital. It was owned by the 9th Baron Lucas.
The Baron stipulated its use was for soldiers not officers. Image: English Heritage
This gallery is from
WW1 at Home: a growing collection of stories about life on the WW1 Home Front