CIn September 2014, Luddenden Conservation Society launched a search for relatives of local men who died in or as a result of service in WW1. The community history project forms the Society’s commemoration of the centenary of the First World War in Luddenden & Midgley.
The WW1 Commemoration Project has commemorated each man on the 100th anniversary of his death and has finished on 30 April 2023 with the publication of a book telling the story.
Draft Chapters of the book are available here:
Chapter 3 – The WW1 Commemoration project
Annex A – gravestones in the Cemetery
Annex B – unveiling Programme
Annex C – unveiling Souvenir