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Wimbledon in the Great War 1914-1918

Open now until 25 November 2018

An exhibition produced by Merton Heritage Service for The Wimbledon Society as part of the borough’s First World War Centenary programme.

Entry via the Museum of Wimbledon, 22 The Ridgway, Wimbledon SW19 4QN

This not to be missed exhibition tells the fascinating story of Wimbledon during the First World War. It covers a variety of topics including the VCs, recruitment, local regiments and military camps, the Belgian refugees, the wartime role of local women and the invaluable contribution made by Merton hospitals, industries and charities. There are anecdotes and recollections by local people too. 

The research behind the exhibition and images on display are from the Merton Heritage Services’ Carved in Stone project.   

You can see items from the Museum’s Collections featured in the exhibition as well in the adjoining displays in the Museum itself.

The exhibition is at the Museum of Wimbledon 22 Ridgway, S19 4QN and is open on Tuesdays 12-6 pm, Wednesdays 11.30am-6pm, Thursdays 12-8 pm, Saturdays from 2.30-5pm and Sundays from 11-5pm. 

Admission FREE.

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