Refugees, internment, training and protest.
Exploring James Connolly’s Edinburgh roots and how the Easter Rising was seen in the city
The Volunteer Training Corps see action in Dublin
The story of remote Ness Battery, which protected Orkney’s Scapa Flow from German attack.
The impact of the Quintinshill rail crash at the home of the 7th Battalion Royal Scots.
The story of Sir James Irvine's pioneering chemical research at St Andrews University.
In Oldcastle, Co. Meath, an internment camp was set up to house foreign nationals.
How the GPO was vital to wartime communication before becoming a symbol of revolution.
Fortune tellers are prosecuted for trying to make money from soldiers relatives.
EH1 2NG - Princess Mary’s plan to send every service person a gift for Christmas 1914.
In 1914 it was feared the Glamorgan Coast could be a landing point for a German invasion.
Ebbw Vale Steel Iron and Coal Company – A WW1 Power-House.
The crash scene where all 16 Germans on board were killed
The camp where troops were trained for the front lines
Rejection for their height didn’t hinder the patriotism of these determined men
A war widow, a tragic injustice and a reputation in tatters
‘Port number one’ for sending millions of soldiers to the front
Where more than 50 unnaturalised Germans were locked up
When almost 1,500 men from in and around Northampton were killed or wounded in two months
The only Duke of Cornwall Light infantry member to be shot for desertion
AB42 2ZX - Scottish socialist John Mclean was imprisoned in Peterhead for anti-war views.
IV2 7TD - The role played by Fort George in training soldiers for the Front.
Combating German sea invasion
In the first World War Sisters of the Cause became Sisters at War, in more ways than one.
Where “Russian Subjects of the Jewish Faith” could enlist during WW1