The first one of ‘your stories’ is now uploaded on the Bradfordww1 website. It tells the story of a Manningham boot repairer who instead of enlisting with the Bradford Pals travelled to Salford to enlist with the Lancashire Fusiliers (Salford Pals). Click here to find out why.
If you have a story about an ancestor who lived, worked or passed through Bradford during the First World War please share it so we can build up a picture of what Bradford was really like at the time. The more stories we get the better legacy we can pass on to future generations.
Maybe they worked at a munitions factory, were a nurse at one of the many military hospitals in Bradford maybe they struggled to cope financially and were in receipt of the Lord Mayors War Relief Fund or maybe they helped to raise those funds or volunteered support in other ways.
Please contact me if you would like to contribute