Monthly Archives: September 2016

Discovering Vera Brittain

Vera Brittain was born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, but grew up in Buxton. When war broke out, she joined the British Red Cross as a nursing assistant and served at the Devonshire Auxiliary Hospital in Buxton tending wounded soldiers. On 28th June … Continue reading

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Six Streets: A successful project comes to an end

Working on Derbyshire Lives Through the First World War, we have been lucky enough to witness a great many wonderful projects across the county which brought together local communities to remember and commemorate their involvement in the Great War. One … Continue reading

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