The People’s Collection is the culmination of a 4 year programme of events and activities, organised by Worcestershire Archives, commemorating the role Worcestershire played in World War One.
We want as many of your ancestors as possible to be represented. We want to display items belonging to them, or used by them, whether they were serving abroad or keeping the home fires of Worcestershire burning- be they letters, medals, uniform, photographs or anything else that relates to their war time experiences.
We want to tell their stories. We want to bring them to life, so that they can be remembered and cherished by those of us who owe our way of life to their sacrifices.
Donated items will be displayed as close to their home town as possible, in one of the participating venues in Spring/Summer of 2018.
Please search through your drawers and attics and help create a long-lasting legacy of your ancestors role in changing the lives of so many.
Donations can be taken to the Worcestershire Soldier Gallery at the Museum and Art Gallery, Foregate Street, Worcester, WR1 1DT or contact us directly for advice either by phone on 01905 766352, or by email at

Please note it may not be possible to display all donated items, but they will be held by Worcestershire Museums/Archives to be accessed by all