1. The Great War had a devastating impact on small villages like Euxton but many communities were unable to talk about their terrible losses for many years.

    The "War Stories" team explain how it's now possible to uncover the stories of our long lost heroes and keep their memory alive for future generations to appreciate.

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  2. Pupils and staff from St Mary's Primary School in Eccleston are researching and investigating World War One heroes in their local churchyard under the expert guidance of military historian Stuart Clewlow.

    The project was part of "Euxton War Stories" and revealed more information about long lost soldier Robert Wallbank from Euxton village.

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  3. Pupils from Southlands High School reflect on what war means to them and how the community might remember those who served and fell in The Great War and all conflicts since then.

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  4. Euxton War Memorial Group explain how Royal Engineer David Markland who was killed in Afghanistan in 2010 inspired the building of a new war memorial to commemorate all soldiers who fell in war from Euxton Village.

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Euxton War Stories

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Euxton War Stories is an HLF funded community education project which is researching the villagers who fell in and survived The Great War during 1914-18.
Led by military historian Stuart Clewlow the project team has already discovered a huge amount…


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Euxton War Stories is an HLF funded community education project which is researching the villagers who fell in and survived The Great War during 1914-18.
Led by military historian Stuart Clewlow the project team has already discovered a huge amount of new information and artefacts revealing some truly incredible stories about our fallen heroes, and how the community responded to the challenge of supporting the war effort.

If you want share your stories about your family's WWI heritage please email Stuart at saclewlow@yahoo.com

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