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Herritage Project
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During the spring term of 2016, teacher Nick Longford and the Year 5 children from Waterville Primary School, North Shields, investigated the First World War at Sea and the Battle of Jutland.

Supported by a Heritage Lottery Fund grant, they researched those killed in the conflict and buried in Preston Cemetery, Tynemouth.

They were fascinated to find that their local area had been in the front line of naval warfare.

 

Britain Prepared

Researching First World War Headstones

Finding Ernest Head

A Muse at Sea

For Those In peril on the Sea Guide

Reading the 1911 Census Upper Penman Street

Signalling at Sea

​Who won the Battle of Jutland

Jack Cornwell VC

Zeppelins Over the Tyne

Gott Strafe England

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