Willenhall Town Commemorates WW1 Photos & Clips

Photos from the town event – 20th September

Willenhall Traders and Community Support Group ‘s Willenhall Town commemorates WW1 with a little help –
The Black Country Living Museum Actors
Salvation Army
Willenhall Heritage Trust with their tombola for The British Legion
Willenhall History Society with their fantastic display
and of course we was their with our raffle for Help for Heroes!!

A great effort all round despite the weather :-)

Few clips too –

Clip 1 – YOUTUBE

Clip 2 – YOUTUBE

Willenhall Royal British Legion to commemorate WW1 centenary

Willenhall ROyal British Legions will parade through town on Sunday 3rd August.

Important Info –
Willenhall Royal British Legion Parade Sunday 3rd August –
To commemorate 100 years of WW1

“This is the format for the Parade on Sunday 3rd August 2014 at 10-30, the ex-servicemen & women will meet in Cheapside, members of the public who wish to follow the parade no more than 2 abreast and please stay on the footpath nobody is to venture into the road this a stipulation of the parade and applies to us all. The Ex-service personnel begin at 10-45 this to allow any members of the public get to the Cenotaph too, the route is as follows Cheapside opposite the Crown public house heading towards Cross Street, turn left into Cross Street towards the Clock in Market Place, with the clock on our right hand side turn right up the pedestrian area, heading towards Stafford Street, this back to being on the footpath again continue till we turn left into cenotaph gates,at 11-00am we will pay homage to the fallen. A signal for the parade to disperse in an orderly manner, Mo from the Crown is laying on some food for those who were on the parade. I thank you all in advance of making this our most successful to date” – Bill Butler for Willenhall Royal British Legion

First World War.To commemorate the centenary in Walsall a new website

2014 marks 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War.To commemorate the centenary in Walsall a new website, Click here for website containing details on everything from the role played by Walsall people to a photo gallery section where images can be uploaded, has been launched.

4 August 2014 will be the centenary of the start of the First World War.

This website is dedicated to remembering the events which started in August 1914 and finished in November 1918.

In Walsall, we will be providing useful information, linking to funding advice, sharing your family memories and promoting events to remember the war.