Tag Archives: World War One

1,600 trees and counting: Somerset Wood organisers say thank you

The first phase of Somerset Wood tree planting is now complete, with organisers thanking volunteers for their “extraordinary” response. More than 200 volunteers have given up their time to get involved in the project that will create a lasting, living memorial to the 11,281 Somerset residents who lost their lives in the First World War. […]

Discover Taunton’s First World War Sites as New Town Tours are Launched

The Museum of Somerset is offering guided tours around Taunton’s First World War-related sites as part of the centenary project ‘Somerset Remembers’. Led by volunteers, the tours take in sites such as the Vivary Park War Memorial, Jellalabad Barracks and St Mary Magdalene Church, as well as Castle Green, Shire Hall and the Municipal Buildings. […]