Jan 092016

20160107_142007The exhibition – 66 Men of Grandpont 1914-1918 – has been set up at Oxfordshire History Centre by Liz Woolley, the project co-ordinator.  It will be available to view 7-23 January 2016.

This free exhibition is about the men from Grandpont in south Oxford who died in the First World War The exhibition is part of an innovative community history project which is commemorating the 66 men named on the First World War memorial in St Matthew’s Church in Grandpont. A team of volunteers has researched the lives of the men and their stories give a fascinating insight into the War and how it affected one small suburban community. The exhibition includes maps, photographs, copies of contemporary documents and a wealth of interesting and accessible information. It also provides a model of how other local communities could carry out similar projects. For more information see

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