World War 1 Project

Detailed information

A series of 12 booklets covering various aspects of the war’s impact in and around Holmes Chapel can be found here    

Pen portraits of the men who went to war

A pen portrait has been written for each of the 225 men who went to war. Some of these are detailed but in other cases we could find only limited information. They can be found here

World War 1 Exhibition

Click here for a video of the World War 1 Exhibition mounted by the group in August 2014.

Commemoration of the end of World War 1

In November 2018 Holmes Chapel commemorated the Armistice of 11th November 1918.  Click here for details

Click here for photos of the Exhibition and around the village.