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Oldham Chronicle WW1 (Download)


Oldham Chronicle WW1 (Download)


This file contains three closely related but distinct items:

An index to all service personnel who were mentioned in the Saturday editions of the Oldham Chronicle from August 1914 to the end of December 1919;

A transcription of listings of Oldham recruits in a scrapbook of newspaper cuttings held at Oldham Local Studies and Archives;

A scanned and indexed set of the 14 supplements issued between January 9th 1915 and December 23rd 1916 by the Oldham Chronicle under the title Our Local Heroes. The supplements contain photos of, and information about, 927 servicemen.

Altogether there are 28,766 entries containing a variety of information - an invaluable resource for anyone researching WW1 service personnel from the Oldham area.

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