Legacy project: Commemorating WW1 2015-2018

A sepia photograph of a captain in the army

Captain James Walker Foreman

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Leeds-born Captain James Walker Foreman flew 637 hours on the front line in World War One, and survived a bullet wound from below.
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Humans of the Leeds Pals

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Discover the fascinating lives of 'Leeds Pals' Arthur Eschle, Leonard Baruxaki and Richard Dales, who joined the the 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment in World War One.
A man dressed in a kilt and a bearskin hat is playing the bagpipes on the terrace at Temple Newsam. It is dark but the sun is beginning to rise.

Armistice & After: a creative commemoration programme in Leeds

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Read about the success of our Armistice & After programme, which involved local communities and volunteers.
Camp Police 5th Battallion

Bringing WW1 Photographs to Life in 3D

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Find out how we've created 3D videos from wartime stereoscope cards, and see them on display.
A statue on a brick plinth in the middle of the roundabouts: the statue is of a man iin army gear with a wreath of poppies at his feet.

Arthur Louis Aaron: A WW2 Hero From Leeds

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Uncover the heroic story of Arthur Louis Aaron: an RAF pilot from Leeds who "set an example of devotion to duty which has seldom been equaled and never surpassed".

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