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Nottinghamshire's Victoria Cross WW1 Heroes - Touring Exhibition
Friday, 27 July 2018
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Location

Mansfield Museum
Leeming Street,
MANSFIELD
NG18 1NG

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This touring exhibition highlights the six Nottinghamshire men who received the Victoria Cross – the very highest award of the British honours system – during World War 1 (1914-1918).

The exhibition will visit venues across Nottinghamshire, including local libraries and at special Great War commemoration events.

• Sergeant William Henry Johnson (Worksop) 

• Sapper William Hackett (Sneinton) 

• Colonel Sir Charles Geoffrey Vickers (Nottingham) 

• Captain Albert Ball (Lenton) 

• Lance Corporal Wilfrid Dolby Fuller (Greasley / Mansfield) 

• Private Samuel Harvey (Bulwell)

 

The exhibition will include a replica of the Victoria Cross and information about other medals awarded for service during the Great War.

The tour will be at the following locations on the dates below:

  • 3 - 6 July at Nottinghamshire Archives
  • 11 July at Heritage Day, Rufford Abbey Country Park
  • 16 - 20 July at West Bridgford Library
  • 23 - 27 July at Mansfield Museum
  • 6 - 10 Aug at Hucknall Library
  • 3 - 7 September at Kirkby Library
  • 1 - 10 October at Worksop Library, Sergeant Johnson VC
  • 15 - 19 October at  Newark Library
  • 22 - 26 October at  Mansfield Library
  • 4 November at Britten’s War Requiem at the Royal Concert Hall
  • 5 - 8 November at Southwell Minster
  • 9 - 11 November at County Hall, West Bridgford

This touring exhibition highlights the six Nottinghamshire men who received the Victoria Cross – the very highest award of the British honours system – during World War 1 (1914-1918).

The exhibition will visit venues across Nottinghamshire, including local libraries and at special Great War commemoration events.

• Sergeant William Henry Johnson (Worksop) 

• Sapper William Hackett (Sneinton) 

• Colonel Sir Charles Geoffrey Vickers (Nottingham) 

• Captain Albert Ball (Lenton) 

• Lance Corporal Wilfrid Dolby Fuller (Greasley / Mansfield) 

• Private Samuel Harvey (Bulwell)

 

The exhibition will include a replica of the Victoria Cross and information about other medals awarded for service during the Great War.

The tour will be at the following locations on the dates below:

  • 3 - 6 July at Nottinghamshire Archives
  • 11 July at Heritage Day, Rufford Abbey Country Park
  • 16 - 20 July at West Bridgford Library
  • 23 - 27 July at Mansfield Museum
  • 6 - 10 Aug at Hucknall Library
  • 3 - 7 September at Kirkby Library
  • 1 - 10 October at Worksop Library, Sergeant Johnson VC
  • 15 - 19 October at  Newark Library
  • 22 - 26 October at  Mansfield Library
  • 4 November at Britten’s War Requiem at the Royal Concert Hall
  • 5 - 8 November at Southwell Minster
  • 9 - 11 November at County Hall, West Bridgford

exhibition-in-north-notts-event.jpg

Location

Mansfield Museum
Leeming Street,
MANSFIELD
NG18 1NG




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