Story of WWI at sea at Chatham dockyard

Date Posted: 20/05/2014

Valour, Loss & Sacrifice: Chatham, The Royal Navy and the War at Sea will run at the Historic Dockyard Chatham in Kent from 26th July until 30th November.

The exhibition tells the story of the role played by Chatham Dockyard, its workers and the Chatham Division of the Royal Navy during World War One.

Valour, Loss & Sacrifice has been created in partnership with BBC South East and BBC Radio Kent and forms part of the World War One Centenary led by Imperial War Museums and the BBC’s World War One at Home.

Pupils will be able to read first-hand accounts of wartime experiences, see personal effects and items including paintings, pictures and poetry. 

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Pictured: King George V inspecting Royal Navy Ratings at barracks of HMS Pembroke Chatham 1918 copyright Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust.

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