Great War Stories
Members of the Project Team and School Staff & Students meet for a photo call at the Church War Memorial
Photograph by Student Lawrence Hirst
Christleton High School History Hot Scholars and Staff represented the School
The Assembly was filmed for the project by student Lawrence Hirst
Oldest Resident Cliff Bridge came to talk about his War Service
David Cummings Project leader is pictured talking to a resident and his son about one of the images found of the crashed aircraft of Pilot Norman Wildig
History Group Members are on hand to talk to the Community about the aims of the project, ask for help, and show off some of the early research
Tony Watkins and David Cummings
We also interviewed families who had evidence of their relative’s involvement in WWI.
Here the team are meeting the Fisher Family and looking at photographs, letters and artefacts about Norman Wildig who lived at Hawthorn House.
Former resident Dave Carter shows us his father’s Military Medal
65 guests enjoyed the Hospitality provided by the High School, enabling us to put on refreshments and a photographic exhibition in the Foyer and have an exhibition of artefacts and a talk in their new Cadet Force Theatre.
Members of the Village Community, Parish Councils, British Legion, Uniformed Organisations, Church Choir
Richard Nicholson and Phil Hirst
Filming the Timeline
Timeline on the iMac
Christleton Great War Stories
CHRISTLETON GREAT WAR STORIES
Published December 2015
This Special Commemorative Publication
is now available
Project leader David Cummings writes a monthly column about the Village and its soldiers in WWI
The Work of the War Graves Commission and the story of some of the Fallen from the Village.
War Horse in Christleton & William Mathews Chester & Wales Footballer buried in the churchyard