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Express & Star article on William Perry, December 1914

Express & Star article on William Perry, December 1914

As we mentioned previously, our volunteers have been hard at work scouring the local newspapers, in particular the Express and Star for mention of First World War stories which are relevant to Wolverhampton.

In the early months of the War it is especially noticeable that mention is made of many local men who are killed in action, complete with a photograph. Later on in the War, it is presumably more difficult to keep this up, due to the sheer numbers of fallen. Many of the articles we have discovered have been uploaded to the WAVE Flickr page. The list of photographed men featured from August to December 1914 (not all of whom have died), is as follows. We will hopefully be able to find out a bit more about some of these men through further research at the Archives: