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Leicestershire's First World War
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Leicestershire's First World War

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Julie Thomson
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This exhibition contains 163 images.
Century old glass plate emulsion photographs depicting men and women on the Leicestershire home front during 1914-1918. Featuring military parades, recruitment photography, notable personalities such as Lords Kitchener and Baden-Powell, industrial and munitions work, and care of the returning wounded at the 5th Northern General Hospital (now occupied by part of the campus of the University of Leicester, which itself was founded as a memorial to the fallen).